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Third Party Patch Management

By Sean Waugh - Last updated: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Vulnerabilities come in all shapes and sizes and while operating system patch management has largely been simplified with tools like WSUS, there is still a high degree of risk due to many popular third party applications and the lack of any centralized patching mechanism for maintaining those installations.  Vendors such as Adobe and Mozilla regularly release updates for their software packages, but managing those updates has been an arduous task for many system administrators.  Until recently, the only centralized option was to create your own MSI packages and deploy them via group policy or SCCM.

The Customer Awareness Control

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Infotex has released a White Paper in response to the customer awareness training requirements of the June 28th Supplement to the 2005 Authentication Guidance released by the FFIEC. The goal was to pull everything we know about customer awareness training into one place. Thank you to Gary Kern and John Mickle of MutualBank for granting permission to release this white paper to our friends!

Seven Steps of a BCP Walk-through Test

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Friday, August 26, 2011

Dan shares an e-mail he sent to a client about BCP Walk-through Testing.

Management Awareness Training

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, May 2, 2011

Dan is making his most recent iteration of the “Management Awareness Training” presentation available to the public. He uses this presentation to kickoff Risk Assessment and other strategy-related engagements, as well as to debrief the management team on audit reports. The awareness PowerPoint typically takes about 45 minutes, with the remaining 15 minutes is focused on the audit results.

Protected: Mobile Banking Tools

By Vigilize - Last updated: Sunday, March 20, 2011

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Social Media Slides Added to Tools Page (m.infotex.com/tools)

By Vigilize - Last updated: Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Dan is placing his social media UAT slides on the infotex tools page.

Wireless (Mobile) Banking Tools

By Vigilize - Last updated: Saturday, January 1, 2011

Whether we’re offering fully engaged Mobile Banking solutions, dipping our toes in the water with text-based notifications, or are simply waiting proudly to be safe, late majority adapters . . . . we all know that the many technologies under the umbrella called “Mobile” present interesting and new risks.

Protected: Technical Audit Toolkit

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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Data Inventory

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, August 30, 2010

Do you know where your data is? went? Where are the boundaries of what you used to call your “network?”   Though not the first priority in developing a sound IT Governance Program, you will eventually need to get around to making an inventory of your data.  This process, if done correctly, usually starts with […]

Data Classification Policy

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, August 30, 2010

Sorting your data . . . . “It’s not as much about what to protect as it is about what hoops to jump through to protect it.”   Sound IT Governance eventually includes developing a Data Inventory, and one of the factors to consider in such an inventory is Data Classification.  In a typical organization, […]