April 09, 2014
With news breaking on Monday, April 7th that the Heartbleed Bug causes vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library (which is used by roughly two-thirds of all websites on the Internet), we wanted to assure you that your information with First Interstate Bank is still secure. Our website, www.firstinterstatebank.com, is not vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug.
At First Interstate Bank, we are serious about protecting your personal information. We employ a multi-layered approach to online security that includes a unique username and password, 128-bit encryption, a powerful firewall, technology updates, and continuous surveillance. We also have additional security measures that may be activated in response to certain activities or events.
If you are still concerned about your online security in light of the Heartbleed Bug, you can take the following steps to protect yourself:
As always, First Interstate remains committed to using proven, secure technologies to protect your financial information and privacy. Still have questions? Learn about First Interstate’s online guarantee or contact our Customer Support Center at 1-888-752-3332, M-F, 7:30am-6pm MST.