About Us | Contact Us
View Cart

Come One, Come All . . . the IBA IT Security Conference is on the way!!!

By Dan Hadaway | Thursday, July 15, 2010 - Leave a Comment

Mark your calendars for October 13th and 14th.  The Indiana Bankers Association is planning to hold the IT Security Conference at the Hilton in Fishers on those two days.

I’m really excited about the slate of speakers and activities we’re starting to conceptualize. The high priority topic-areas are as follows: New Fraud Schemes, Something about Risk Assessing that is a “new angle.” We were thinking ERM but I’m worried it might be too early for that. Ongoing Security Awareness, Mobile Banking, Endpoint Security, Communicating Information Security News, Justifying Security Costs (or “how to ensure cost effectiveness in security expenditures”), Breakthrough Technologies that will change banking forever, Selling Security Concepts to your Management Team.

The FDIC will be there. And . . . . . I’ve volunteered to learn how to hack a website under 15 minutes and will be demonstrating that in the short opening demonstration called: “Hack Attack Live! If Dan can do it, we’re ALL in trouble!!!”

I guess I better make a call to my good friend Matt!


Dan’s New Leaf is a weekly blog post by Dan about whatever happens to be on his mind . . . security-related at least.

Latest News
    Why It Rhymes With SEEM (And its Not the I Before E Rule) Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . It’s the Gestalt. The idea that the whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts. That’s not something that is often brought […]
    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. Interested in one of ours […]
    Questions about China’s new disclosure laws only highlight the uncertainty about disclosure in general… An article review. China recently made waves in the security world by announcing a new set of data security laws, one of which has added new fuel to a long running debate: how and when should security vulnerabilities be disclosed…and to […]
    Four Conditions … …For Why a Network Can be Anything But a Network! Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . I have to admit that infotex is being called into engineering meetings with larger organizations these days that are NOT community based banks.  We […]
    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. Interested in one of ours […]
    If Zero days need Zero clicks, are there any secure devices in the mix? Tanvee Dhir explores the Pegasus spyware. Another technical post, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . Introduction Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen multiple stories regarding a powerful piece of spyware called Pegasus sold […]
    Our Lead Non-Technical Auditor takes a look at the new AIO Guidance… Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations (AIO) is the latest booklet released by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) in their line of  IT Examination Handbooks. It is an update to their 2004 Operations booklet and, as the name implies, expands into the areas […]
    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. Interested in one of ours […]
    Many organizations still fail to consider the unique risks posed by cloud computing… An article review. Last month thousands of Western Digital MyCloud device owners learned about the risks of cloud-based solutions the hard way: their data had been wiped remotely due to a flaw in the internet-facing component of their external hard drives. While […]
    infotex does not use Kaseya… We are protecting our Clients! Another blog post meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . To all infotex managed security service Clients: As you may be aware there was a large ransomware attack recently that leveraged a remote management tool called Kaseya that is used by many […]