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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 […]


FFIEC Extends Filing Deadlines Amid COVID-19 Crisis

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 30, 2020

The Council’s members met last week to discuss their response to the growing crisis… An article review. As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, many industries have been facing delays and disruptions.  The FFIEC acknowledged those disruptions in a press release last Wednesday, where they announced a 30-day extension to their quarterly Call Report deadline. The Council, […]


“The Weakest Link” Awareness Poster

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, March 27, 2020

Another awareness poster for YOUR customers (and users).  Now that we have our own employees aware, maybe it’s time to start posting content for our customers! Download the large versions here: Awareness Poster (Portrait) Awareness Poster (Landscape) You are welcome to print out and distribute this around your office.  


Experts Warn of Attacks on Telecommuters

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 23, 2020

As more offices rely on working remotely, hackers are working to take advantage… An article review. As concerns over the coronavirus continue to mount, more Americans than ever are working remotely from their homes…and hackers are looking to take advantage of the situation.  That’s according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]


Malicious Browser Extensions Impact Millions of Users

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 16, 2020

500 malicious extensions with millions of users were recently removed from Chrome… An article review. If you’ve been using the internet for a long time, you may remember when it seemed like every organization and service offered a toolbar for users.  While some of those toolbars were helpful, many people got tricked into installing malicious […]


The infotex Pandemic Posture

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, March 12, 2020

infotex has been closely monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus… Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . While news reports indicate the risk is still low, the risk is increasing, and thus the application of adequate business continuity controls is paramount.  One of […]


FFIEC Releases Updated Pandemic Guidance

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 9, 2020

As reports of Coronavirus spread, the agency has updated its 2007 guidance… An article review. As what began as a few isolated incidents late last year have bloomed into a what some are calling a pandemic, fears of Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) have spread into nearly all sectors…and banking is no exception. In light […]


What the CAT SIEMs to Be:

By Sofia Tafoya - Last updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

From Arizona to Wyoming: An Inventory of State Laws

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 17, 2020

What do you need to be compliant in your state? An article review. One subprocess to incident response many of our banking Clients are currently wrestling with is how to address customers living in “other states.” If we’re on the border between Indiana and Ohio, we already know the laws of these two states and […]


California Implements New Consumer Privacy Law

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 10, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act is here, but its impact remains unclear… An article review. On January 1st a new consumer privacy law went into effect in California, and while some are calling it “California’s GDPR,” the impact of the new legislation remains unclear. The new law, detailed in an article submitted to us by […]