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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 […]


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 […]


Survey Reveals Why Employees Violate Cybersecurity Policies

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

Stress, not malice, is implicated in the majority of violations… An article review. Following a surge of high profile attacks in 2020, businesses have been increasing their investment into cybersecurity.  However, many organizations are learning that investing in new systems may help, but one of the largest threats they still face comes from their own […]


New Report Highlights Changing Phishing Trends

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Millions of phishing emails will get through automated defenses this year, are your employees ready? An article review. With cybersecurity threats such as cryptocurrency miners and ransomware seeming to dominate the news, it can be easy to forget about older threats such as phishing…but a recent report from cybersecurity firm Tessian reminds us that criminals […]


Our Blog Policy

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 3, 2022

While we’re not a news service, we often use current events to comment on trends and our services. This blog is intended to get people thinking about topics and trends in Technology Risk Management, through our article reviews, as well as through original blog articles about current events and our MSSP services (such as our […]


UK Government Contributes to Stolen Password Database

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, December 23, 2021

Following the contribution, Have I Been Pwned will host more than 800 million compromised credentials… An article review. Have any of your login credentials been revealed in a breach?  If you’re unsure about that, Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) can help you out by letting you check against over 600 million compromised credentials…and with the […]


Regulators Approve New Cybersecurity Reporting Rules

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, November 22, 2021

New changes will decrease the amount of time an organization has to report incidents to regulators and customers… An article review. Citing the increasing frequency and pace of cyberattacks in recent years, the FDIC, Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the OCC have issued a Final Rule requiring financial organizations to notify their primary regulator […]


CISA To Study School Cybersecurity Risks

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, October 18, 2021

President Biden recently signed a bill tasking the agency with evaluating the unique risks that schools face… An article review. Taking note of the unique challenges educational institutions face in securing their networks, President Biden has signed a bill into law directing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to look into ways that they can […]


New Chinese Law Highlights Disclosure Debate

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, September 13, 2021

Questions about China’s new disclosure laws only highlight the uncertainty about disclosure in general… An article review. China recently made waves in the security world by announcing a new set of data security laws, one of which has added new fuel to a long running debate: how and when should security vulnerabilities be disclosed…and to […]


A Cloud Security Reminder

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, July 19, 2021

Many organizations still fail to consider the unique risks posed by cloud computing… An article review. Last month thousands of Western Digital MyCloud device owners learned about the risks of cloud-based solutions the hard way: their data had been wiped remotely due to a flaw in the internet-facing component of their external hard drives. While […]