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3007, 2020

Minding your P’s & V’s – Patch Management and Vulnerability Management

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: , |

Congratulations!  Your boss has tasked you with creating a Patch Management Policy to address a recent IT Audit finding.  So, you think to yourself “No problem, I’ll just Google an example - or even better, request a template from 10-D Security and knock it out.”  Just when you think this is the easiest thing you’ve done all week, your boss comes back and nonchalantly states, “Actually our remediation tracker [...]

907, 2020

SBA Release of PPP Data May Lead to Uptick in Attacks

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: , |

On Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released loan data for more than 660,000 large Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans made to businesses over the past few months.  You may have seen some scandalous local and national news articles regarding recipients, but the data released contains some much more concerning information that all financial institutions (FIs) and their business customers must now take into consideration to protect against [...]

807, 2020

Security Disciplines

By |July 8th, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: |

Ah, security.  Network security.  Information Security.  Endpoint security.  Configuration security.  Cloud security.  Physical security.  All different but depending on the size of your institution or your role within it, you may have a hand in each of these security areas.  And while it may not seem important to the casual observer, it is important that anyone managing any aspect of these knows the differences between them. When I decided [...]

1205, 2020

Network Access Control Basics

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: |

Network Access Control (NAC) can be a very confusing concept to understand if one tries to dig into the minutiae of how it works and every single thing it can do. Instead, to get an idea of how it can assist you in your security efforts, start by focusing on breaking down its name: Network.  Access.  Control. NETWORK.  It’s a bunch of jacks in the wall that have wires [...]

2904, 2020

Getting to Know Your Stimulus Check

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: , |

From April 24th through June 26th, 2020, the Treasury Department is mailing paper Economic Impact Payment checks, and like moths to flame, this substantial influx of money is already attracting fraudsters.  Now is the perfect time for a frontline check fraud refresher course and to shore-up your check cashing procedures. While check fraud is nothing new, these stimulus payments are a great incentive for con artists to dust off [...]

2304, 2020

Deploying a Simple Open Source SIEM

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Information Security News|Tags: , , |

Introduction There is a lot going on today in a modern network. The ability to visualize, search, and react to security events is critical. A SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) is typically used to meet these needs. There are a lot of SIEM solutions out there and it can be a very complex topic. However, there are some open-source solutions that can meet your needs. This blog will [...]

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