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The Changing IT Landscape and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

By Steven Jakubin - Last updated: Monday, May 9, 2022

Threats are changing, EDR can help us adapt . . . Today’s advanced persistent threat (APT) understands that the IT landscape has changed. In the post-COVID age, more and more organizations have adopted some form of work from home.  While WFH offers many conveniences, it also imparts increased risks. BitSight conducted a 2021 study of […]


The Five Precepts of IT Vendor Management Webinar Registration

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Five Precepts of IT Vendor Management Webinar-Movie We’re going back to basics on Vendor Management. This webinar will give you a training tool to help out that new person that is starting to take on the gargantuan task that is Vendor Management.


Adam Reads: The “36 Hour Rule” Guidance Summary

By Bryan Bonnell - Last updated: Monday, May 2, 2022

A new way of helping people “read” new guidance… Look for more in the future! To save you time, we are proud to present “Adam Reads” . . . recorded versions of our Guidance Summaries! Below you can find an embedded player for the audio file. If you are having issues with that working, you […]


The IBA Presents and infotex Workshop: Prioritize Responding to New IT Guidance Registration

By Vigilize - Last updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

You think you’ve finally found stability in your to-do list. Your goals are set, and you’re even making great progress on them all. Audit findings: all addressed. Management requests: Under control. Heck, you might even be able to leave the office five minutes early at least once this year. Then BAM! A press release from […]


Managing Software Supply Chain Risk

By Steven Jakubin - Last updated: Monday, April 25, 2022

Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs) are becoming more and more important. . . We are all very familiar with one aspect of the software supply chain – updates.  New features, bug fixes, and performance upgrades are a regular occurrence to any device’s lifecycle, however what if these kinds of updates also include deliberately malicious code? […]


Pandemic Woes Add To The Cybersecurity Job Retention Struggle

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, April 18, 2022

According to a new survey, more organizations than ever are reporting problems with cybersecurity staffing… An article review. While pandemic related mandates and restrictions are gradually being lifted across the country, many organizations are still feeling the effects in one important area: staffing.  That’s according to ISACA’s annual State of Cybersecurity survey, which asked over […]


Banking Trojans: Menace to the Financial World

By Tanvee Dhir - Last updated: Monday, April 4, 2022

Understanding Banking Trojans… Another Technical Article by Tanvee Dhir! What are Banking Trojans? A trojan is a malicious program that masquerades as a genuine one. They are often designed to steal sensitive information from users (login passwords, account numbers, financial information, credit card information, etc.). A banking trojan is a malicious computer program designed to […]


Cyberattack Reporting Comes To More Businesses

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 14, 2022

New legislation would require businesses in several new sectors to report cyberattacks within 72 hours… An article review. Following a number of recent high-profile incidents, and as fears of a Russian cyberattack grow, the Senate passed legislation that would require companies in more industries to report cyber incidents to federal regulators.  Among the businesses targeted […]


My Take on the 36 Hour Rule

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

It doesn’t cover us. . . . . . but we’ll agree to it anyway. Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . I thought I’d write a quick DNL about the new 36 hour rule.  It’s due in May, so I am not […]


R7: The Board’s Role in Cybersecurity 2022 Movie

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

A Webinar-Movie What are the top seven risks your board should know about in 2021? Since 2006, Dan has been compiling a list of the “top seven risks small institutions are facing,” in preparation for his board presentations. This webinar will present the 2021 list in a manner that you can show to your board! […]