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Temporary Passwords: A Potential Weak Link

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, April 16, 2018

Some small organizations continue to use customer data to generate initial passwords, despite the risks. An article review. When rolling out a new online banking platform organizations are often faced with the task of issuing new usernames and passwords to existing users, but how they choose to do that can have a big impact on […]


Gimmicks and Bribes in Awareness Training

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 12, 2018

Motivating employees toward awareness can take more than prizes and prodding… An article review. Keeping your employees on top of security related issues can sometimes seem to be a daunting task, and it’s not something that can ever be considered finished: it’s an ongoing process much like the threats themselves. Considering that, it’s not surprising […]


Cybersecurity Starts With Your Employees

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

…Because They’ll always be your biggest threat. An article review. With cybercrime incidents almost perpetually in the headlines with damages often in the hundreds of millions of dollars, it seems natural that both corporations and governments are spending a lot on developing and implementing new security tools to try and keep private data private. The […]


In Case You Missed It: The Coming Year’s Biggest Trends

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, December 8, 2017

We’re pretty proud of Dan’s predictive prowess and can’t resist taking another look at his tech trends for 2018. An article review. Our own Dan Hadaway released his Magnificent Seven article, an annual list of the top trends in bank technology, just before the long Thanksgiving weekend, but we realize a lot of you were […]


Awareness Posters Around The Web

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, December 4, 2017

Great Resources For User Awareness An article review. We at infotex take great pride in our awareness materials that we make available at posters.infotex.com. But we also wanted you to know that there are many other free poster sites out there, like this site found by our own “Sender of Signs,” Sofia Tafoya! Keep your […]


Customer Threatened By Bank Over Bitcoin

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, November 27, 2017

As the cryptocurrency gains users, some financial organizations are cracking down. An article review. Throughout history new technologies have often been met with some resistance. From laws protecting businesses threatened by a new invention to cautionary articles warning of real (or imaginary) risks, change can be tumultuous. As it turns out, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin […]


Increasing Complexity Threatens Software Stability

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

As lines of code continue to replace humans and physical devices, quality control is essential…and often overlooked. An article review. Looking back over the last decade or two it is easy to see how computers have changed physically as they shrank in size, spreading to our pockets and beyond, but another change was going on […]


WPA2 Vulnerable To Attack

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, November 10, 2017

While Many Devices Have Already Been Patched, Many More May Never Be… An article review. When does exploit news cross the line into being a trend? How about when it impacts essentially every single wi-fi enabled device? That’s the takeaway from the recently announced vulnerability in the WPA2 wireless security standard, detailed in this TechCrunch […]


Security Workers Fired After Defcon Talk

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Two Salesforce security team members were let go following their presentation of a new testing platform. An article review. Before you join that panel discussion of disgruntled bankers, consider this story that comes to us by way of Joe Cychosz: a pair of Salesforce security team members were let go shortly after their presentation at the […]


Imagine Having Your Audit Reports Published For All The World To See…

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, October 20, 2017

Following multiple security incidents, the FDIC has made their audit reports available to the public. An article review. Here in the private sector, we can sometimes take for granted the confidentiality agreements that restrict access to our audit reports and other compliance related information–but what if they were available to any interested parties? That’s exactly […]