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Sometimes Say Sometimes

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, March 22, 2021

Another Manifesto A supply-chain manifesto by the author of Never Say Never: A Password Manifesto! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . [Sssshh.  Turn out the lights.  Let’s lower our inner voices, as I have something to propose that might be a bit […]


The One Test

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Friday, January 8, 2021

The One Test… …Is there a Test that Covers 9/11’s of the Battle? Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Twenty years ago two geek-friends and I debated the following question:  “Is there an Audit Test that covers 9/11’s of the battle?” This […]


The Magnificent Seven 2021

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, December 21, 2020

Seven Trends . . . that small bank Information Security Officers face in 2021 Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Welcome to the Magnificent Seven, my annual predictive article about the seven trends in technology that will impact the Information Security Officers of […]


R7-2021

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, December 21, 2020

Top Seven Risks . . . that small bank Information Security Officers face in 2021 Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Once again, I compile this list in preparation for updating our normal board of directors awareness training PowerPoints and movies and such. […]


Incident Response on Steroids!

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Turning Letters into Lemonade . . . Could Marketing Messages be Pre-Planned Into Response? Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Something I just noticed: I now know what Yandex is. And I would not have known about this interesting browser had it […]


State Law Inventory

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, December 3, 2020

An Assist for Your Incident Response Team . . . To be Used for Incidents! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . I want to circle back around to an article written by Matt Jolley CISA, our resident researcher, who spent months compiling […]


Tactical Plan Alternatives

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  Alternatives From 2020 Conferences The 2020 Update Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Each year as we go to various conferences throughout the Midwest ranging in scope; from small banker conferences that Dan himself moderates, to hacker conferences like Defcon.  We […]


Notes on Disaster Recovery

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, November 5, 2020

An Analogy… …About Taking Better Notes Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . An interesting set of metaphors arose out of our efforts to improve our time management practices at infotex.  In the spirit of sound strategic planning, we as a team decided […]


It was 20 years ago today…

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Friday, July 24, 2020

Dan’s reflection on the past 20 years. A Dan’s New Leaf post about predictions. If you’re my age, the rest of the Beatles song, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” is now going through your head, thanks to the name of this blog post.  You probably also remember Nine Eleven, or what I called 9-1-1 […]


Remote, Remote, Remote

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

An update to ‘Cottage Please’ . . . Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Finding time to write a Dan’s New Leaf article about remote access security, I notice there are many good articles already available.  So how can I make my […]