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Nine Years Later, NIST Agrees With Dan!

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, May 19, 2017

For the sake of user comfort, new draft document calls for an end to mandatory password changes, and other requirements. An article review. Long-time readers may remember Dan’s Password Manifesto, originally published in the Hoosier Banker Magazine in 2008, where he spoke out against the “conventional wisdom” requiring frequent password changes, advocating instead other mitigating factors […]


With Windows Hello, Users May Be Trading Security For Convenience

By Jolley | Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Better think twice . . . or spring for the enterprise edition . . . before you use Windows Hello as a “stronger” authentication method.


Alarming Recurring Finding

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

“Mal-Configured Secure E-Mail . . .” A new risk arises as Secure Messaging Enters the Late-Majority Adoption Phase! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . So we’re auditing a bank and they send us files using their shiny new “Secure E-Mail System” and guess […]


Getting Started on Cybersecurity

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Process Flow for Institutions . . . and why Dan loves the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Real quick:  What should you do to get started on understanding the new Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (and its impact on future […]


Data Leakage Without a Cause

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

If we are going to allow users to “harden” their endpoints, we had better be providing more robust “awareness training” about the risks that come with new assets.


The Other Side of the Password Debate

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

An interesting article that we do not entirely agree with.


A Simplified Approach to Vendor Management

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013

For those of you who are wanting to come into lightening-speed compliance with Section 164.308(b)(1) of the HIPAA Security Ruling, start telling your vendors that they need to revise their agreements to include the following.


Access Management

By Vigilize - Last updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013

Go here to learn more about our Access Management Program Kit! Dan Hadaway, CISA, CISM, CRISC Managing Partner Dan speaks regularly at various conferences, workshops, and webinars. He has delivered talks for the Community Bankers Association of Illinois, the Indiana Bankers Association, and the Community Bankers Association of Ohio. He has presented for various user group […]


If You DO Write It Down . . . .

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Let’s start 2013 with another of Dan’s manifestos!


Technical BYOD Controls for Banks

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Dan and Sean expanded a research report for a Client to benefit us all! This article includes a comparison of MDM vendors as well as advice in developing technical controls for portable devices!