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

Let’s Meetup and learn about Phishing and the threats to your organization

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Sep 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Skyboxx 319 Speen Street, Natick, MA Despite record investments in cyber security technology, the data continues to paint a bleak picture: 91% of breaches start with spear phishing 146 Days – the average time to identify a breach 82 Days – the average time to contain … Continue reading Let’s Meetup and learn about Phishing and the threats to your organization

MassBay Receives $10,000 Donation for Cyber Security Scholarships

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Sep 2017

WELLESLEY HILLS, MA (September 20, 2017) – Massachusetts Bay Community College is pleased to announce it has received a generous donation of $10,000 from this year’s annual Information Security Summit to support student scholarships in the field of cyber security. The Information Security Summit, held each year on MassBay Community College’s Wellesley Hills campus, was … Continue reading MassBay Receives $10,000 Donation for Cyber Security Scholarships

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

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