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Why Awareness Training Should Go Beyond Your Own Services

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, September 19, 2022

With nearly three in four people using third-party payment services tied to their bank accounts, the risk isn’t limited to your own policies and procedures… An article review. When working on cybersecurity awareness messages for your customers you may be inclined to focus on your own systems, but a new study on security in digital […]

NIST Continues The Search For Post-Quantum Encryption

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, August 12, 2022

With the potential to break all existing forms of encryption, quantum computing poses a unique challenge… An article review. While quantum computing has been a buzzword for some time now the technology remains largely theoretical, with small scale proofs-of-concept that still suffer from serious limitations.  That hasn’t stopped security researchers from worrying about the technology’s […]

Our Blog Policy

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, July 4, 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 […]

Industrial Technology Cybersecurity Concerns Persist

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, June 20, 2022

Over 85 percent of surveyed companies report having no  centralized monitoring of networked industrial devices… An article review. If you are involved in IT within your organization, you’re probably aware of the importance of being able to monitor relevant activity from your networked devices, especially if your organization is involved in healthcare, finance, or government.  […]

Global Cybersecurity Agencies Release List of Most Exploited Vulnerabilities

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, May 16, 2022

The joint cybersecurity advisory includes the 15 most exploited vulnerabilities reported in 2021… An article review.  While a lot of attention is focused on previously undisclosed or “zero day” attacks, some of the most likely attack vectors are vulnerabilities that have been widely known for weeks or even months.  That’s according to a new joint […]

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 […]

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 […]