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The Changing IT Landscape and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

By Steven Jakubin - Last updated: Monday, May 9, 2022

Threats are changing, EDR can help us adapt . . . Today’s advanced persistent threat (APT) understands that the IT landscape has changed. In the post-COVID age, more and more organizations have adopted some form of work from home.  While WFH offers many conveniences, it also imparts increased risks. BitSight conducted a 2021 study of […]


Managing Software Supply Chain Risk

By Steven Jakubin - Last updated: Monday, April 25, 2022

Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs) are becoming more and more important. . . We are all very familiar with one aspect of the software supply chain – updates.  New features, bug fixes, and performance upgrades are a regular occurrence to any device’s lifecycle, however what if these kinds of updates also include deliberately malicious code? […]


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 […]


Banking Trojans: Menace to the Financial World

By Tanvee Dhir - Last updated: Monday, April 4, 2022

Understanding Banking Trojans… Another Technical Article by Tanvee Dhir! What are Banking Trojans? A trojan is a malicious program that masquerades as a genuine one. They are often designed to steal sensitive information from users (login passwords, account numbers, financial information, credit card information, etc.). A banking trojan is a malicious computer program designed to […]


R7-2022

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

Top Seven Risks . . . that small bank Information Security Officers face in 2022! Once again, we compile this list in preparation for updating our normal board of directors awareness training presentation and movies and such.  This list is meant for community-based banks but could apply to small businesses.  How this works can be illustrated […]


R7: The Board’s Role in Cybersecurity 2022 Movie

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

A Webinar-Movie What are the top seven risks your board should know about in 2021? Since 2006, Dan has been compiling a list of the “top seven risks small institutions are facing,” in preparation for his board presentations. This webinar will present the 2021 list in a manner that you can show to your board! […]


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 […]


Behind Your Credit Union’s Recent NCUA IT Exams Findings Webinar Registration

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

A Webinar-Movie In 2018 the NCUA started reviewing credit unions with $1 billion or more in assets using a tool known as the Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool, or as we call it: the ACET. The expansion to smaller credit unions is inevitable. In the new year, credit unions should now think about how they can […]


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 […]


The Magnificent Seven for 2022 Movie

By Bryan Bonnell - Last updated: Monday, February 7, 2022

A Webinar-Movie What are the top seven risks your board should know about in 2022? Since his first board presentation in 2000, when Dan presents audit reports to boards of directors, he also talks to the board about the top risks the institution is facing. Since 2006, Dan has been compiling a list of the […]