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From Arizona to Wyoming: An Inventory of State Laws

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 17, 2020

What do you need to be compliant in your state? An article review. One subprocess to incident response many of our banking Clients are currently wrestling with is how to address customers living in “other states.” If we’re on the border between Indiana and Ohio, we already know the laws of these two states and […]


California Implements New Consumer Privacy Law

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 10, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act is here, but its impact remains unclear… An article review. On January 1st a new consumer privacy law went into effect in California, and while some are calling it “California’s GDPR,” the impact of the new legislation remains unclear. The new law, detailed in an article submitted to us by […]


Coming Soon: A New Insurance Review Video

By Vigilize - Last updated: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

If you are looking for our videos “Insurance Review Iteration #2” or “Cyber Insurance – The Questions that You Should Ask When You Transfer Technology Risk” we regret to inform you that they have been taken down. In the time since we published those videos there have been changes to the insurance industry and we […]


Our Blog Policy

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, January 27, 2020

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 […]


The Magnificent Seven 2020

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, December 23, 2019

Seven trends impacting Information Security Officers of Small Institutions! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Welcome to the Magnificent Seven, my annual predictive article about the seven trends in technology that will impact the Information Security Officers of small banks (under five billion […]


“Fraud” Awareness Poster

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, December 16, 2019

Another awareness poster for YOUR customers (and users).  Now that we have our own employees aware, maybe it’s time to start posting content for our customers! Download the large versions here: Awareness Poster (Portrait) Awareness Poster (Landscape) You are welcome to print out and distribute this around your office.  


You Spoke, We Listened

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

An honest sidebar. In the past year, we have received feedback from our regular webinar attendees that we decided we should react to.  The following top five complaints articulate suggested changes to our “education process,” based on your feedback.  We may not be able to respond to all of these suggestions immediately, but we’d like […]


P-7 The Top Seven Awareness Posters 2019

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, December 9, 2019

Some of them about passwords . . . By view count, here are the top seven posters as of 12/09/2019! 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 […]


Consumers Aren’t The Only Ones Gearing Up For Cyber Monday

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, December 2, 2019

Experts warn that criminals may be trying to take advantage of the rush of shoppers… An article review. As millions of Americans return to work after the long Thanksgiving weekend, many are expected to shop for deals online in what has become one of the busiest days of the year for internet retailers: Cyber Monday. […]


Senators Raise Questions About Ring

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, November 25, 2019

Recent revelations are a reminder of the risks associated with networked devices… An article review. Networked video surveillance products have exploded in popularity in recent years, thanks to a new generation of lightweight, battery-powered cameras and easy to use smartphone applications. But while the technology behind the cameras has improved, it appears the security issues that […]