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R7-2021

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, December 21, 2020

Top Seven Risks . . . that small bank Information Security Officers face in 2021 Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Once again, I compile this list in preparation for updating our normal board of directors awareness training PowerPoints and movies and such. […]


SolarWinds Incident

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

infotex does not use SolarWinds… We are protecting our Clients! Another blog post meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . To all infotex managed security service Clients: As recently reported by major news outlets there is currently an ongoing attack on SolarWinds Orion network monitoring software builds released between March and June […]


State Law Inventory

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, December 3, 2020

An Assist for Your Incident Response Team . . . To be Used for Incidents! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . I want to circle back around to an article written by Matt Jolley CISA, our resident researcher, who spent months compiling […]


Tactical Plan Alternatives

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  Alternatives From 2020 Conferences The 2020 Update Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Each year as we go to various conferences throughout the Midwest ranging in scope; from small banker conferences that Dan himself moderates, to hacker conferences like Defcon.  We […]


US Treasury Warns Against Paying Ransomware Gangs

By Vigilize - Last updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Ransomware payments sent to countries under sanctions could result in fines… An article review. Whether or not to pay the organization behind a ransomware attack has been a hotly debated subject for many years, but a new advisory issued by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) warns those who do pay up […]


2020 IBA Cybersecurity Conference Insurance Review Checklist

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, October 2, 2020

Welcome 2020 IBA Cybercon Attendees! You can download a zip folder that includes our Simplified Insurance Review Boilerplate! Download Here Also, if you are interested in Insurance Review check out our video!    


Intelligence Agencies Release Joint Cybersecurity Advisory

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, September 7, 2020

Intelligence agencies from five nations contributed to the new advisory… An article review. For the first time, the cybersecurity divisions of the nations in the “Five Eyes” alliance (The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) have released a joint advisory concerning incident response. The report, available here, does not provide a complete […]


“Sharing Too Much” Awareness Poster

By Vigilize - Last updated: Thursday, August 13, 2020

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.  


Zoom Security: No longer an Oxymoron

By Reynolds | Hadaway - Last updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Lessons Learned from Zoom’s Rise… The only constant is change. An illustration of impermanence in information security. Zoom’s popularity is in a large part thanks to its ease of use and low cost. How can you go wrong with an application that is popular, cost effective, and easy to use? Good question, easy answer: security. […]


Security in a Cloud Computing Environment

By Adam Reynolds - Last updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

An Update to the FFIEC Outsourced Cloud Computing Document In April 2020, the FFIEC released their “Joint Statement on Risk Management for Cloud Computing Services” as an update to their 2012 statement “Outsourced Cloud Computing.” The 2012 statement was a short, four-page document that addressed the key elements of outsourced cloud computing as identified in […]