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What to Expect from an infotex Incident Response Tabletop Test Movie

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

A Webinar Movie This presentation is intended for those who are planning to participate in an infotex incident response test. Please let us know what questions you have, when we have our Plan Walkthrough and Test Plan Approval meeting!


Data Breach Laws: A State-by-State Framework

By Matt Jolley - Last updated: Monday, September 26, 2022

What you need to know for compliance coast-to-coast. Back in 2020 we posted an article containing links to data breach laws from each state, and it has proven to be one of our more popular posts.  Because laws surrounding the use (and abuse) of technology are always evolving, we thought it was worth taking another […]


The Importance of Pretext Calling

By Adam Reynolds - Last updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

It’s all about protecting Customer information . . . In 1999 the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) directed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and other federal banking agencies to ensure that financial institutions have policies, procedures, and controls in place to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of customer financial information.  The FDIC and other federal banking agencies […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Importance of Proper Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in 2022

By Steven Jakubin - Last updated: Monday, February 28, 2022

Not just because it is becoming an issue of compliance. . . We all know the plot of your typical heist movie – a group of robbers seeks out special bits of information, such as PIN numbers, keycards, FOBs, and even biometrics, all to relentlessly gain entry to a secured vault. These vaults use several […]


How the New Rule Applies to infotex

By Adam Reynolds - Last updated: Monday, February 21, 2022

(It does not) But it’s “crazy complicated and seemingly circular.” A new article meant to inspire thought about IT Governance… Note: You can read the article where Adam discussed the rule itself here: FDIC and OCC Release New Incident Notification Rules. The new interagency Computer-Security Incident Notification Requirements rule includes requirements not only for banking organizations, […]


FDIC and OCC Release New Incident Notification Rules

By Adam Reynolds - Last updated: Monday, January 31, 2022

An update to your Incident Response and Business Continuity Plans will be required . . . . . . but will not replace any previous rules! A new article meant to inspire thought about IT Governance… Note: We have included a copy of the publication for your full review at the end of the article. Click […]


Technology Planning and Your First AIO Plan Webinar-Movie

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2022

The FFIEC’s latest guidance: The Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations, has brought many changes to exactly how a small financial institution may look at their Technology Planning for 2022. Included in that will be the opportunity to write your first Architecture Plan and we intend to show you what may be involved in that! Have any […]