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Former NIST Official Regrets Issuing Password Guidance

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, August 21, 2017

Bill Burr admits security advice actually created more vulnerable passwords. An article review. If you’ve ever angrily questioned some seemingly arbitrary rule when creating a new password, there is some vindication for you: the former government official whose password security suggestions became the basis for many organization’s own standards now says he regrets writing the […]


Canaries in a Coal Mine

By Jolley | Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Recognizing early signs of trouble can save you from big issues later. A Jolley|Hadaway Article Maybe you’ve already seen some of the signs yourself. Your mouse cursor may move on its own, when you’re not touching it. Or you get notifications for a delivery, but the address isn’t yours. Those are some dead canaries: signs […]


The Advantages of Being Small

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Questionable social media campaign passed through layers of management unquestioned An article review. Sometimes it can seem like being one of the big guys makes security easy–finding a second set of eyes to look at a problem is never a problem, and of course the generous budgets don’t hurt, either. But having access to those […]


The American Monkey Trap

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Friday, February 3, 2017

Dan muses about technology in the 21st century, in the age of The American Monkey Trap!


The Sidebar!

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Friday, February 3, 2017

An offshoot article to Dan’s “The American Monkey Trap!”


The Thing About Speed Bumps

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Saturday, September 12, 2015

. . . they’re not required . . . But they do have a place! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . There is a myth out there that speed bumps are required for all weblinking relationships.  This is simply not true.  They are […]


Awareness Links!

By Vigilize - Last updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015

A throw-back to the nineties! Remember the days where all websites included a page with links to other sites?   Well, that’s what this is! For those of you trying to take your awareness training program to the next level, the following links: First and foremost: vigilize.infotex.com posters.infotex.com blog.infotex.com awareness.infotex.com Otherwise: Other related websites and […]


The Internet of Things

By Vigilize - Last updated: Sunday, February 15, 2015

An article review. Vulnerabilities Found in Everything from Coffee Makers to Cars Generally, our article reviews relate to a single article, but we recently found two separate articles that highlight many of the same concerns. These concerns simply apply to different product categories, so we decided to review them together. The first article examined a […]


Study Shows Increase in Personal Info Security Awareness

By Vigilize - Last updated: Sunday, February 8, 2015

An article review. The Good News: Awareness Is Starting To Seep Through A recent study commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID shows a positive trend in personal information security awareness. With the vast majority of people preparing and filing their taxes electronically, the digital dangers of malware, fraud, phishing and more are finding their way into the […]


P-7 The Top Seven Awareness Posters (by infotex)

By Vigilize - Last updated: Sunday, February 1, 2015

Four of them about passwords . . . By view count, here are the top seven posters as of 02/01/2015! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Given what a hit the two posters we did this with for the IBA’s IT Security and Risk […]