Security News

In the technology world we live in, identity theft and fraud have become areas of increased concern for people of all ages. It’s important to stay in the know of what is going on around you.

An understanding of how to recognize fraud and simply staying up-to-date on the latest security scams is your first line of defense. In addition to what you can do, Central Bank is dedicated to protecting you with the highest level of security in our products and services. Explore our Security Center to learn more about the latest in Personal Security.

If you feel as though somebody is trying to get in to your account or that you are a victim of fraud, please contact us immediately by phone at (866) 236-8744 or

Text Scams and How to Protect Yourself

Cybercriminals try many tactics to get your information, including text message scams. Here’s how to protect yourself and stay informed. (read more...)

10 Common Fraud Schemes and How to Protect Your Money

There are many ways criminals will attempt to take money from you. Some schemes may seem obvious; however, you can never be too careful. Here are 10 of the most common fraud schemes, often involving love, charity, greed or all of the above. (read more...)

Protect Your Online Finances

You may not immediately think about security, but the moment you connect to the Internet your financial information is at risk. Unfortunately, there are countless Internet-based threats floating around. There are a few ways you can protect your banking and personal data from potential theft. (read more...)

Four Simple Steps to Stop a Cyber Thief

In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, it’s a great time to remember the importance of taking an active role in protecting your data. (read more...)

Guarding Against Identity Theft

You can never be too careful when it comes to protecting yourself from cyber fraud. Here are a few suggestions to help keep you and your money safe from cyber threats: (read more...)

Central Bank Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every year, millions of seniors fall victim to financial fraud. Studies show elder financial abuse costs seniors approximately $2.9 billion each year. In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Central Bank is urging older customers and their trusted caregivers to safeguard all personal information and stay alert to the common signs of financial abuse. (read more...)

5 Card Alerts to Protect Your Information

In today’s world of convenience spending and online shopping, it’s very common and all too easy to add your debit and credit cards to your online accounts – we’re talking your favorite retailers, mobile apps, streaming services, utility companies, cell phone bills, and more. (read more...)

Cybersecurity Awareness with Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices

The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing, in part, as a result of the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 51 percent of smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months. (read more...)