Google Releases Security Update for Chrome – 10.18.17

If you use the Chrome browser, you should take a minute to be sure that it is updated to the latest version.

Step One:  Click on the three dots in the top right of the browser right under the (X).

Click on the three dots in the top right of the browser right under the (X).
Step 1: Click on the three dots in the top right of the browser right under the (X).

Step Two:  Click on “Settings” – should be 3rd up from bottom.

Click on "Settings" - should be 3rd up from bottom.
Step 2: Click on “Settings” – should be 3rd up from bottom.

Step Three: Click on the the three horizontal bars (“Main Menu”) next to “Settings” in top left of window that opens.

Click on the the three horizontal bars ("Main Menu") next to "Settings" in top left of window that opens.
Step 3: Click on the the three horizontal bars (“Main Menu”) next to “Settings” in top left of window that opens.

Step Four: Click on “About Chrome” at the bottom.  Chrome should automatically start checking for and downloading updates.

Click on "About Chrome" at the bottom.  Should automatically start checking for and downloading updates.
Step 4: Click on “About Chrome” at the bottom.  Chrome should automatically start checking for and downloading updates.

Step Five:  Click “Relaunch” when prompted.

This should probably be done weekly just to be on the safe side.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In the wake of the massive data breach at Equifax, internet and cyber security is a hot topic right now.  Online security should always be at the forefront of the mind – for both businesses and individuals.  The vast majority of our financial transactions run through an online database at some point in the supply chain process.  Every time we make a purchase online, swipe a debit or credit card, or even cash a check at the bank, the internet is involved in the transaction.

Helpful Links

Here are some links with helpful information on how to protect both your personal and business data: