Achieving long-term resilience with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

By Michelle Drolet . 19 Sep 2017

The need for continuous monitoring, effective metrics and skilled workers. The laudable aim of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is to build a common language through a set of best practices and security principles that any organization can apply to combat cybercrime. We’ve looked at what NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework can do for you. … Continue reading Achieving long-term resilience with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

Introducing “Lunch with a vCISO” A Webinar Series from Towerwall

By Michelle Drolet . 13 Sep 2017

Each session will provide unprecedented access to the industry’s top Virtual Chief Information Security Officers and cover critical issues in the field. The interactive series will cover a variety of topics, such as aligning information security policies with your firm’s culture and how to prepare for an audit. Attendees will be given the opportunity to … Continue reading Introducing “Lunch with a vCISO” A Webinar Series from Towerwall

Build it right with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

By Michelle Drolet . 13 Sep 2017

Diving into NIST Special Publication 800-53 for practical advice. We’ve already laid out a broad overview of what NIST’s cybersecurity framework can do for you, so today we’re going to drill into Special Publication 800-53. Published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and based on important research from the Information Technology Laboratory, this publication offers … Continue reading Build it right with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries: Take Care of Patient Health Information or Pay The Price

By Michelle Drolet . 17 Aug 2017

Medical marijuana, like any controlled substance, requires a strong system of identifying patients properly. As the industry matures, the federal government has increasingly been more involved in enforcing ever more stringent laws and regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries. While it is easy to dismiss this if you’re running your business on a strictly cash-only basis, … Continue reading Medical Marijuana Dispensaries: Take Care of Patient Health Information or Pay The Price

What NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework is and why it matters

By Michelle Drolet . 17 Aug 2017

Practical advice to help you build a solid InfoSec plan The risk of your business falling victim to cybercrime has never been higher. Despite a seemingly endless parade of high profile data breaches, ransomware attacks, and phishing scams, many organizations still lack the necessary defenses to identify, prevent, or recover from an attack. The trouble … Continue reading What NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework is and why it matters

Tips to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Aug 2017

Over the last few years we’ve observed the steady rise of ransomware with some trepidation. It is fast becoming a multi-million dollar business, and it’s getting surprisingly sophisticated. The ransomware industry is continually innovating, offering cybercriminals new technology, various business models, and all the support they need to conduct successful attacks on unsuspecting individuals and … Continue reading Tips to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Customer Case Study: Canna Care

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jun 2017

Canna Care Docs is a dynamic company specializing in cannabinoid therapies. Canna Care Docs hired Towerwall to assess their effectiveness in protecting sensitive information such as patient health information and employee personal information from security breaches.   Click here to read the Case Study >      

Free Whitepaper: Banking Cannabis: The Information You Need to Know to Build a Successful Banking Cannabis Program

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jun 2017

Free Whitepaper: Banking Cannabis: The Information You Need to Know to Build a Successful Banking Cannabis Program This eBook is a quick start guide for financial institutions who are interested in Banking Cannabis. It covers: the Cannabis Outlook on a national and state level, who is banking cannabis today, the problem with banking cannabis today and … Continue reading Free Whitepaper: Banking Cannabis: The Information You Need to Know to Build a Successful Banking Cannabis Program

Information Security Summit 2017 Recap: Ransomware, Application Security, Unstructured Data and the Cloud

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jun 2017

  Thanks to all who attended and sponsored our 2017 Information Security Summit. It was a great turnout where we discussed a number of issues and threats facing InfoSec today. We were happy to see attendees share ideas and continue the discussion online with #summitbuzz17 Here are some of the topics discussed at this year’s … Continue reading Information Security Summit 2017 Recap: Ransomware, Application Security, Unstructured Data and the Cloud

10 things I know about… Securing mobile devices

By Michelle Drolet . 27 Jun 2017

10) Always lock your screen. Unlocked phones are always going to dangerously accessible. The first line of defense is a PIN, password, pattern or a biometric measure like your fingerprint. 9) Only install trusted apps. Apps should only ever be installed from official app stores, or your enterprise app store, to reduce the risk of … Continue reading 10 things I know about… Securing mobile devices

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