Category Archives: Security


Neighborhood Watch: How local banks get security right

Sense of community still a cornerstone in keeping customers safe Amid a string of headlines revealing security breaches among high-profile retailers, banks across the country are working to ensure that their customers’ private information remains private.  But with the impersonal … Continue reading

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Talking about preventing senior financial abuse on Fresh Living

Tracey Larson is Bank of American Fork’s resident expert on age-friendly banking, whose passion stems from being a daughter and daughter-in-law of senior parents. She’s currently the financial representative for the Governor’s Commission on Aging and is also a member … Continue reading

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Detecting counterfeit money

Recently, a customer came into one of our branches to deposit money from a very small, retail business. One of the $50 bills was counterfeit and we quickly realized that the counterfeiter took advantage of the fact that the receiving … Continue reading

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What Big Eyes You Have

Be on the watch to prevent senior exploitation.

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Family Caregivers: The Invisible Army

Ways to lighten the loan when helping with your loved one’s finances.  

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View-only accounts

A tool to get you the help you need, while you keep the control you want to be independent. Are you looking for a tool that will allow someone else to help you manage your finances while you maintain control? … Continue reading

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Shred old, confidential documents free at bank

Bank of American Fork hosts shred day at branches in Draper, Lehi, Orem Do you have a backlog of confidential documents that you want to get rid of? On May 3, 2014 Bank of American Fork customers and non-customers can … Continue reading

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Standing Watch Over Grandma’s Money

Families and caregivers nationwide have stories about an older person close to them who has been taken advantage of financially. We need your help to spread the word that families and communities need to put checks and balances in place … Continue reading

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Microsoft® tech support has never been our first line of defense

You have probably heard the news that 95 percent of U.S. ATMs run on Windows® XP and starting April 8, Microsoft will no longer offer tech support and security updates for this operating system. The good news for Bank of … Continue reading

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Current Apple® security flaw: Three things to help protect you from being hacked

Currently, there is a security flaw in the Apple operating system affecting iOS devices and Mac® computers. This may allow cyber spies and hackers to grab emails, financial information and other data from online Apple product users. The good news … Continue reading

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