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Berkshire Bank Offers Free Online Security Software for Customers

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank announced that it has partnered with IBM Security Trusteer Rapport to offer online banking fraud-protection software for bank customers at no charge.

Trusteer Rapport works with customers’ current antivirus software and web browsers to provide comprehensive protection for their online banking. The product was developed by the online security experts at Trusteer and currently protects more than 30 million users worldwide. It is optimized to stop financial malware and prevent financial fraud. It adds an extra layer of security to the antivirus software consumers are already using.

From the moment it is installed, IBM Security Trusteer Rapport protects devices and mitigates financial malware infections. Trusteer Rapport works by protecting internet connections and creating a tunnel for safe communication with Berkshire Bank’s online banking by detecting and blocking any attempt by malware to compromise a consumer’s browser and online banking session. By stopping malware’s behavior, Trusteer Rapport’s innovative technology protects consumers’ sensitive and private information.

For more information about IBM Security Trusteer Rapport, visit any Berkshire Bank branch or call (800) 773-5601.