Why Keeping Your Browser Current is Critical


internet browser icons.Regular web browser updates are vital for everything, from protecting your devices and privacy to making sure you can see all the web has to offer. When it comes to digital banking, it’s a step that’s worth the effort.
 

Browser updates are security updates.

The most important reason to keep your browser updated is that it helps protect you. Running an out-of-date web browser could put your system and your private information at risk. 


When you access information on the go and with multiple devices, the need to keep things current increases. Browser currency is essential for up-to-date security for digital banking. A proactive step, like keeping your browser current, will help you balance convenience and security. 

 

What are the browser requirements for Digital Banking at Community First?

The browser requirements for your best digital banking experience and security are as follows:

 


Google
Chrome

Update Chrome


Microsoft
Edge

Update to Edge


Mozilla
Firefox

Update Firefox


Apple
Safari

Update Safari

• Updated to one of the last two versions
 
• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions

• Updated to one of the last two versions

• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions

• Updated to one of the last 2 versions

• Apple iPhone® and iPad®– iOS 10.3 or higher

• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions
 

• Updated to one of the last 2 versions

• Apple iPhone® and iPad® – iOS 10.3 or higher


Google Chrome

Update Chrome

• Updated to one of the last two versions
• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions


Microsoft Edge

Update to Edge

• Updated to one of the last two versions
• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions


Mozilla Firefox

Update Firefox

• Updated to one of the last 2 versions
• Apple iPhone® and iPad®– iOS 10.3 or higher
• Android mobile/tablet - one of the last 2 versions


Apple Safari

Update Safari

• Updated to one of the last 2 versions
• Apple iPhone® and iPad® – iOS 10.3 or higher
  



Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supportedIE not supported

Microsoft announced that they are no longer supporting Internet Explorer. If you are currently using this browser, it’s time to update to a new one.


Outdated Browser? You Could Be Missing Out

In addition to providing current security options, web browsers constantly update to provide users with a better online experience, faster load times, and easier navigation. Old browsers can't display many new websites as their capabilities are minimal. Sometimes, the entire browser can't keep pace with all the latest developments. Such is the case with Internet Explorer (IE), which Microsoft Edge is replacing.


Keep auto-update enabled

Once you know you're up-to-date, it's important to stay that way. Some web browsers (such as Chrome and Firefox) have an "Auto-update" feature enabled by default. Browsers such as Safari include updates in the latest versions of their respective Operating Systems. Check your device Settings to make sure you're covered.

Knowing the value of current browser versions; it's also a great time to check your App settings on your mobile devices. Having auto-updates turned on across all your systems and devices provides vital prompts and actions to keep your information current and safe.

Being proactive with a few digital housekeeping duties today will give you peace of mind and smooth online experiences now and in the future.

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