The Impact of COVID-19 on Community Banks
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Bad actors are drastically ramping up BEC, phishing and spoofing attacks (over 400% according to the FBI) to take advantage of the chaos COVID has generated through remote workers, increased B2C email and the general public’s anxiety about health and personal finances.

The articles linked below highlight the many ways bad actors are using COVID-19 to attack the banking industry, community banks in particular. Your .BANK domain authenticates your email and website to employees, vendors and customers, greatly reducing the likelihood of them falling victim to these cyberattacks, now and beyond COVID-19.

ABA Webinar
The Cybersecurity and Digital Banking Benefits of .BANK Amidst Covid Recording | Slides

I Testified Before U.S. Congress About COVID-19 Phishing Scams – Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4

Digital Shadows
How Cybercriminals are Taking Advantage of COVID-19
Community Banks Remain Vigilant Amid COVID-19 CyberthreatsTexas Banking MagazineCybercriminals and Coronavirus

Hackers are Targeting COmmunity Banks, Here’s What You Need to Know 

RTE (Ireland)
Banks Issue Warning about COVID-19 Scam Attempts

Business & Industry (UK)
How Criminals are Getting Our Information

Wall Street Journal
Coronavirus Cybersecurity Fallout Might Not Be Felt for Weeks or Longer
Coronavirus: Agencies Warn of COVID-19 Email Scams as People Work from Home

LendIT FinTech
Phishing Scams Jump More than 600%

There has Never Been a More Important Time to be Truly Digital

FinTech Connect
How to Prepare your Customers for Digital Banking during COVID-19

FinTech Connect
How COVID-19 is Proving the Catalyst for Digital Transformation

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Accelerate Digital Financial Services

COVID-19 and the Rush to Digital Banks