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T7: The Trend of Trends 2019

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 11, 2019

The seven best trend articles inĀ 2019 . . . For ISOs of small financial institutions. While it may not feel like it yet for some of us, we’re well on our way into 2019, and that means it’s time for the last of our annual articles looking at predictions and trends in information technology. Previously, […]


Can We Trust Our Technology?

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 4, 2019

A new exploit involving Apple’s FaceTime is a reminder that our gadgets can be turned against us… An article review. Our regular readers know that we usually try to avoid reporting on current events, but this latest exploit really caught our attention! In short, it is possible to activate the microphone or camera on an […]


“Reply-All” Email Incident Hits Microsoft

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 28, 2019

At its peak over 11,500 employees were ensnared in the email chain… An article review. When it comes to email awareness we usually focus on threats coming into our mailboxes from the outside world, like phishing scams. A recent incident at Microsoft, however, serves as a reminder that there’s more than phishing to be aware […]


Data For Sale: How Anyone Can Locate Your Phone

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 21, 2019

Third party ‘location brokers’ are reselling data from carriers, and there may not be much you can do about it. An Article Review. For many years it has been common knowledge that your cell phone’s physical location can be identified–signal triangulation, GPS and even nearby wifi networks can be used by your cell phone company, […]


Simple as it SIEMs

By Sofia Tafoya - Last updated: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Our Blog Policy

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 14, 2019

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 […]


P-7 The Top Seven Awareness Posters 2018

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, December 10, 2018

Some of them about passwords . . . By view count, here are the top seven posters as of 12/10/2018!Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Given what a hit the posters we did during the year were, we decided to run some reports to […]


New Metrics for a New Round of SOC Reviews

By Matt Jolley - Last updated: Monday, October 1, 2018

Just in time for the next round of SOC reviews, we’ve reviewed and updated our metrics… Well it’s that time of year again: the days are growing shorter, the leaves are changing color and your compliance officer is gathering up SOC reports for this year’s round of reviews! Here at infotex we’ve long maintained a […]


Giving Cybersecurity Training A Head Start

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, September 13, 2018

K-12 teachers offered training to help give every student an education in cybersecurity. An article review. Cybersecurity has become an important part of new and continuing employee education in industries across the board, and for anyone who has struggled with that topic there is good news…though it may take a little while for the impact […]


Error Fatigue Risk

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Going through the motions when we should be going through a checklist! The risk of way too many error messages! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . For infotex, 2018 was the year of the “Aggressive Technology Plan.” Something I’ve noticed, as we […]