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The Darwin defense: can ‘genetic algorithms’ outsmart malware?

By Michelle Drolet . 17 Nov 2017

Coming to a future near you: software code that mutates and evolves. We often talk about computer systems and information security in biological terms. Threats and defenses evolve, viruses run rampant, and machines learn by emulating the neural networks in our brains. Cybersecurity is an endless war between attackers and defenders, just as biology is … Continue reading The Darwin defense: can ‘genetic algorithms’ outsmart malware?

5 questions to ask your CEO about cybersecurity

By Michelle Drolet . 31 Oct 2017

Why you need to go beyond compliance. Businesses will continue to face a ton of cyber threats, some of which will impact organizations severely enough to require security measures that will reach far beyond compliance. A Ponemon Institute study showed that the average compromised record cost approximately $194 per record. Loss of business due to … Continue reading 5 questions to ask your CEO about cybersecurity

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Three crucial keys to understanding HIPAA compliance

By Michelle Drolet . 30 Oct 2017

You already know how important it is to be HIPAA compliant. A lot of businesses, including registered marijuana dispensaries, get confused about the requirements, when it comes to dealing with protected health information. It can get a little fuzzy, if you’re not privy to the big picture. The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act was … Continue reading Three crucial keys to understanding HIPAA compliance

Worcester Business Journal’s IT Forum Review

By Michelle Drolet . 29 Oct 2017

Thanks to all who joined us at the Worcester Business Journal’s IT Forum. We hope that you found the event informative.   The following is some post event information that we thought would be helpful. CLICK HERE to take our event survey. Please take a moment to complete this survey. Your feedback is important to … Continue reading Worcester Business Journal’s IT Forum Review

MetroWest’s 2017 Community Leadership Breakfast

By Michelle Drolet . 23 Oct 2017

Did you know that 74% of employees say their job is more fulfilling when they are provided opportunities to make a positive impact at work? Towerwall is proud to be a sponsor of Foundation for MetroWest’s 2017 Community Leadership Breakfast. The Breakfast is one of MetroWest’s key events of the year: it gives corporate decision makers … Continue reading MetroWest’s 2017 Community Leadership Breakfast

How much will non-compliance with GDPR cost you?

By Michelle Drolet . 23 Oct 2017

Any breach of the General Data Protection Regulation could lead to severe fines. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went through four years of preparation and debate before being passed by the EU parliament last year. Strict GDPR requirements lay out how companies should process, store, and secure the personal data of EU citizens. The enforcement date … Continue reading How much will non-compliance with GDPR cost you?

Join Michelle Drolet at the Worcester Business Journal IT Forum #WBJITFORUM

By Michelle Drolet . 12 Oct 2017

Date: October 25, 2017 Time: 3:00pm-6:30pm Location: DCU Center 50 Foster Street, Worcester Single Ticket Rate: $40.00 Register Today >   Please join us and presenting sponsor Echostor and NetApp for this special forum for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, senior IT leaders and business owners from all industries. Connect and collaborate with some of the area’s top experts on relevant and timely business technology issues … Continue reading Join Michelle Drolet at the Worcester Business Journal IT Forum #WBJITFORUM

Listen to a recording of our recent webinar: “Do You Know Your Risk Tolerance – The Role of a vCISO.”

By Michelle Drolet . 4 Oct 2017

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Kick off October with our recent Lunch with a vCISO webinar “Do You Know Your Risk Tolerance – The Role of a vCISO.” Listen Now >  

Making a bad situation worse: how Equifax mishandled the breach

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Sep 2017

Companies must respond to data breaches properly to limit the damage. Unfortunately, Equifax did not. There have been some very high-profile data breaches in the last few years, but the latest disaster to hit the headlines concerns one of the largest credit bureaus in the United States. It’s estimated that the Equifax data breach exposed 143 million consumers, with … Continue reading Making a bad situation worse: how Equifax mishandled the breach

Join Sophos for a “Future of Endpoint Protection” Event

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Sep 2017

Join Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman and SVP Dan Schiappa at the Revere Hotel in downtown Boston to learn more about the latest development in Sophos’ innovative approach to endpoint protection. Seating is limited; reserve your seat today to discover: Sophos’ vision on the future of cybersecurity, direct from our CEO and SVP of Products How … Continue reading Join Sophos for a “Future of Endpoint Protection” Event

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