The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (“UIGEA” or “the Act”) prohibits anyone in the business of betting or wagering (as defined by the Act) from knowingly accepting payments in connection with unlawful Internet gambling, including payments made through credit cards, electronic funds transfers, and checks.
Today’s technology combined with financial and retail services now available offer an amazing variety of fast, convenient options to conduct your personal business in today’s fast paced world. As the Internet, smart phones, debit cards, online banking, mobile banking, e-mail, texting, and social media have become part of our daily lives, they have unfortunately provided many new options for criminal activity.
Equitable Bank and Cyber Security
Definition of cybersecurity (Merriam Webster Dictionary) – Measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack.
Equitable Bank believes that the key to maintaining a secure environment in our ever changing cyber world is education and awareness. We continually strive to stay up do date with recent trends and have developed an employee training program which each employee is required to complete. Your Security is important to us as well. We have compiled a list of common threats and attacks to help educate our customers.