What is Internet Banking?
First Security Bank of Deer Lodge Internet Banking is a
convenient way to access your accounts without
going to the Bank. First Security Bank of Deer
available to you from your home or office - 24
hours a day, 7 days a week just by using your
What Can I Do With Internet Banking?
You can access your checking, savings, line of
credit, certificates of deposits, or loans to
verify balances, *transfer money between
accounts, and export information to your
personal financial software.
*Some restrictions apply to transfers (ask our
Customer Service Representatives for
How Do The Balances That Are Shown Online
Compare To The Bank Computer Balances?
The balance you see Online is the previous day's
balance plus any electronic presentments that
may have posted to your account. A deposit
or withdrawal you made today may not appear on
your account until the following day.
How Much Does Internet Banking Cost?
The service is free for our customers.
Is Internet Banking Private and Secure?
Yes it is. We have incorporated state-of-the-art
security into its Internet Banking to ensure
both privacy and security. We require passwords,
data encryption, firewalls and internal security
What Is Data Encryption?
128-bit electronic data encryption provides
privacy for the data flowing between your
computer and the bank’s online server.
What is a Firewall?
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 First Security Bank
of Deer Lodge. We use several layers of technology to
ensure that your Internet transactions are
secure and tamper-proof.
What Can I Do To Protect Myself?
Your Access 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:
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 do your
Internet Banking 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.
you get an unexpected web page asking you for
your credit card, password or account
information, DO NOT disclose this
NOT share diskettes that contain confidential
information even if you think you have erased
It is a good idea to shred printouts of your
account information before discarding them.
What Equipment Do I Need?
For PC Banking you will need an IBM-compatible
personal computer, running Windows version 3.1
or later, and a compatible modem. Your browser
must support 128-bit encryption. To access
Internet Banking you need Internet access and a
browser with a version of 5.5 or higher (for
best results use Internet Explorer).
Can I Access Internet Banking Through My Current
Yes. The browsers that we require work with
most Internet service providers.
Does Internet Banking Work With Quicken and
Yes it does. Data can be downloaded to
spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or other
personal financial management software such as
Quicken or Microsoft Money in a “qif” file
Who Do I Contact If I Have Problems Or
You can contact us by calling one of our
Customer Service Representative at the First
Security Bank of Deer Lodge.
How Do I Get Started?
If you have an account with First Security
Bank of Deer Lodge, you will need to go to our web site at
www.1stsecuritydl.com, click on the
“Online Banking” button. You will then click on
the “Apply Online” button, which will take you
to the disclosure page. After reading and
agreeing to the disclosure click on the “I
Understand and Agree” button. You will
then fill out the Enrollment Form. We will then
mail two (2) separate notices to you, one with
your Access ID and one with your Password.
Once you have received both notices you can go
to the Online Banking site and choose the “Log
In” button. At this time you will input the
Access ID and Password that was sent to you, and
you will then be prompted to change your
Password. At the same time you may change
the Access ID. You are now off and running.
How Long Will It Take To Get Setup For Online
Your Access ID and Password will be assigned
and mailed to you within 3-5 days. The Access ID
and Password are mailed in separate envelopes
and mailed one day apart for security purposes.
When I Log In for the first time I get the error
message “Invalid Security Code”. What am I doing
When entering the Access ID and Password you
received by mail, you will need to enter them
exactly as they appear on the notice. The system
is case sensitive so be sure to enter capital
letters. In addition, the letter O can sometimes
fall between numbers. This can sometimes be
confused for the number 0. Be sure to try either
I have multiple checking and savings accounts,
do I have to enroll for each account?
When you enroll using your account you should
see all accounts you are a signer on at First
Security Bank of Deer Lodge. If you do not see all accounts
they may not be linked to your other accounts.
Contact First Security Bank of Deer Lodge support and we
will help you gain access to all your accounts.
What is Multi-factor authentication?
On August 8, 2001, the Federal Government
issued a guidance entitled Authentication in
an Electronic Banking Environment (2001
Guidance). The 2001 Guidance focused on risk
management controls necessary to
authenticate the identity of retail and
commercial customers accessing
Internet-based financial services.
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