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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 […]


What to Expect in an Annual Information Security Report to the Board Webinar Movie

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, August 22, 2022

What to Expect in an Annual Information Security Report to the Board Webinar-Movie Information security ranks as a top risk to financial institutions, both in terms of likelihood and overall impact. It is important that boards receive annual comprehensive reporting from management about the information security risks and incidents, and the actions taken to address […]


T7: The Trend of Trends 2022

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, July 28, 2022

Top 7 Trend Articles of 2022. . .  . . .For ISOs of Small Financial Institutions. Welcome to our annual T7 article:  a list of our favorite trend articles from the past year.  Our intent: help you organize your thoughts as you work through your strategic planning process.  We hope reviewing these articles will help […]


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 […]


Adam Reads: The “36 Hour Rule” Guidance Summary

By Bryan Bonnell - Last updated: Monday, May 2, 2022

A new way of helping people “read” new guidance… Look for more in the future! To save you time, we are proud to present “Adam Reads” . . . recorded versions of our Guidance Summaries! Below you can find an embedded player for the audio file. If you are having issues with that working, you […]


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? […]


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 […]