Frequently Asked Questions

Online Security

  1. Is Summit Online Private and Secure?

  1. Yes it is. Summit Bank has incorporated state-of-the-art security into its Summit Online to ensure both privacy and security. We require passwords, data encryption, firewalls and internal security procedures.

  1. What Is Data Encryption?

  1. 128-bit electronic data encryption provides privacy for the data flowing between your computer and Summit Bank's online server.

  1. What Is A Firewall?

  1. Our computer systems are protected by a system of filtering routers and firewalls, which create a protective shield between the outside Internet and the internal network of Summit Bank. We use several layers of technology to ensure that your online transactions are secure and tamper-proof.

  1. What Can I Do To Protect Myself?

  1. Your Logon ID and Password provide one of the most important security features for Internet Banking. Because you can select and change your password at anytime, you can prevent unauthorized online access to your accounts.
    Other security tips:
    Keep your web browser software up-to-date to take advantage of the latest security enhancements.
    Take precautions to keep your computers free from viruses that might be used to capture password keystrokes or send information from your hard drive.
    Please be careful where you choose to log in to Summit Bank Online and what you do with your transaction data. DO NOT use coffee shop Internet hook-ups or rented computers. Computers can be configured to capture private information from unsuspecting Internet users.
    If you get an unexpected web page asking you for your credit card, password or account information, DO NOT disclose this information.
    DO NOT share diskettes that contain confidential information even if you think you have erased the information.
    It is a good idea to shred printouts of your account information before discarding them.