Cyber Scurity Awareness
Chelsea Groton Bank OCTOBER 2014

Mutual Matters



Jeff FrenetteDo you shop at Target, Neiman Marcus or Home Depot? If so, you may have experienced the aftermath of a cyber security attack, compromised private credit card information, when hackers gained access to these retailers' payment systems.

But it's not just big box retailers that are at risk. Forty-four percent of U.S. small businesses have been victim of a security breach1 and phishing attacks on individuals are skyrocketing globally2.

Learn how to stay safe in the digital world.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and we're sharing top resources to help you protect yourself and your family, workplace or business - whenever and however you connect.

Step 1Check out Stop. Think. Connect. A national public awareness campaign created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance. It helps you understand cyber threats and provides the tools and resources you need to be safer and more secure online.

Step 2. Attend a free Chelsea Groton Bank information session. Learn essential facts and tips to enhance your cyber security and safeguard against identity theft. Call Community Education Officer Pam Luketich at 860.440.4236 or email her at for details and to register.

Step 3. Visit our online resource center. Scroll down to "Prepare and Protect" for eye-opening articles about safe mobile banking, benefits of reviewing your credit report, preparing for a disaster and more.

Jeff Frenette
Senior Vice President and Director of Technology

  1. National Small Business Association

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