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Why Awareness Training Should Go Beyond Your Own Services

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, September 19, 2022

With nearly three in four people using third-party payment services tied to their bank accounts, the risk isn’t limited to your own policies and procedures… An article review. When working on cybersecurity awareness messages for your customers you may be inclined to focus on your own systems, but a new study on security in digital […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Report Highlights Changing Phishing Trends

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Millions of phishing emails will get through automated defenses this year, are your employees ready? An article review. With cybersecurity threats such as cryptocurrency miners and ransomware seeming to dominate the news, it can be easy to forget about older threats such as phishing…but a recent report from cybersecurity firm Tessian reminds us that criminals […]

Log4j Vulnerability

By Vigilize - Last updated: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

infotex and Log4j We are keeping our Clients’ safety in mind. To all infotex managed security service Clients: On Friday December 10th, infotex became aware of a zero-day vulnerability in the Apache Log4j library that allows unauthenticated remote code execution. We began incident response and took steps to proactively disable potentially vulnerable applications until we […]