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Alert Fatigue: A Problem With Few Easy Solutions

By Vigilize - Last updated: Sunday, June 3, 2018

Getting a message to the user is one thing, having them see it is another… An article review. In IT we often focus on identifying and communicating risk: to our users, to our superiors and to others in the field. Over the years, we’ve even developed new tools and methods to identify issues and notify […]


The Cost of Being Unprepared

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, April 30, 2018

A new study has identified the most profitable malware, showing just how much unprepared businesses have paid. An article review. Despite pleas from various experts and authorities, it looks like a significant number of organizations ultimately decide to pay the criminal organizations who have held their data hostage. That’s something that many people have probably […]


Temporary Passwords: A Potential Weak Link

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, April 16, 2018

Some small organizations continue to use customer data to generate initial passwords, despite the risks. An article review. When rolling out a new online banking platform organizations are often faced with the task of issuing new usernames and passwords to existing users, but how they choose to do that can have a big impact on […]


Merchandising as an Information Security Concept

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Monday, March 19, 2018

Haven’t rotated your posters in a while? Your customers may not be seeing them anymore. Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . One of the things I recently realized: some bankers I interact with do not have the same  understanding of merchandising that I […]


Gimmicks and Bribes in Awareness Training

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 12, 2018

Motivating employees toward awareness can take more than prizes and prodding… An article review. Keeping your employees on top of security related issues can sometimes seem to be a daunting task, and it’s not something that can ever be considered finished: it’s an ongoing process much like the threats themselves. Considering that, it’s not surprising […]


Understanding Patch Management

By Jolley | Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

It’s like a recall on your car… A Jolley | Hadaway Article. If you like to stay current on technology news, you’ve probably found it hard to ignore the recent stories about a major security problem with Intel processors, and the rush from software and hardware companies to mitigate the issue.  Most of the solutions […]


R-7 – The Top Seven Risks – 2018

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

R-7 – The Top Seven Risks – 2018: Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . 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 […]


Cybersecurity Starts With Your Employees

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

…Because They’ll always be your biggest threat. An article review. With cybercrime incidents almost perpetually in the headlines with damages often in the hundreds of millions of dollars, it seems natural that both corporations and governments are spending a lot on developing and implementing new security tools to try and keep private data private. The […]


In Case You Missed It: The Coming Year’s Biggest Trends

By Vigilize - Last updated: Friday, December 8, 2017

We’re pretty proud of Dan’s predictive prowess and can’t resist taking another look at his tech trends for 2018. An article review. Our own Dan Hadaway released his Magnificent Seven article, an annual list of the top trends in bank technology, just before the long Thanksgiving weekend, but we realize a lot of you were […]


The Magnificent Seven 2018

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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 . . . . 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 […]