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The Director’s Role in Incident Response

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Teaching Incident Response

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Why Are School Districts The New Favorite For Hackers?

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, August 19, 2019

A lack of funding and IT staff makes for an inviting target… An article review. While it seems like everyone from individuals to major corporations are targeted by hackers these days, one group has been targeted with increasing frequency—and success: school districts. That’s according to a recent article in The New York Times, which notes […]


Protected: IBA August 2019

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, August 12, 2019

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NSA to Establish Cybersecurity Directorate

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, August 12, 2019

In a change for the Agency, the new directorate will have a defensive focus… An article review. Over the last few years, we’ve seen a cat and mouse game between hackers and the good guys: from potential foreign influence in elections to the establishment of the US “Cyber Command” and, of course, the steady announcement […]


Three Cybersecurity Topics for Directors

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Vulnerability Management

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Subdomain Hijacking Attack Gives Hackers Access To Legitimate Sites

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, July 22, 2019

The attack hinges on a common mistake made by large organizations… An article review. When evaluating a suspicious link, you probably scrutinize the URL to make sure it’s the site you intended to go to—not one that is slightly misspelled or has a zero in place of an O, for example—but what if the bad […]


KPMG Admits “Astonishing” Misconduct, Accepts Record Fine

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, July 1, 2019

The firm edited workpapers ahead of examinations, and had employees cheat on certification exams… An article review. We rely on accounting firms to provide us with accurate, unbiased information, but it appears that KPMG—one of the largest firms in the world—has been engaging in misconduct that the SEC has called “astonishing,” according to an article […]


Equifax Downgraded Over Data Breach

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, June 17, 2019

For the first time, a data breach has triggered a financial downgrade… An article review. If you’ve been following our blog–or just been watching the news–for the past couple of years you’re no stranger to coverage of the massive data breach suffered by Equifax in 2017. While much of this coverage has focused on the […]