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

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

Michelle Drolet interviewed on the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

By Michelle Drolet . 22 May 2017

After the recent wave of WannaCry ransomware attacks, managed service providers said the key takeaway they are bringing to customers going forward is the importance of proactive security.   “Our whole stance is around proactive security. When you have proactive [security], WannaCry is not going to have an impact,” said Michelle Drolet, CEO of Framingham, … Continue reading Michelle Drolet interviewed on the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

10 things I know about… Public Wi-Fi

By Michelle Drolet . 2 May 2017

10. Freely hackable Free public Wi-Fi connections are treated like a public utility, but they can be making you vulnerable to hackers. 9. Sign me up By default, most mobile phones/devices are set to ask your permission to join a network. Once you obtain credentials, the known network will join your phone automatically. 8. Sniffing … Continue reading 10 things I know about… Public Wi-Fi

Protect your unstructured data with user behavior analytics

By Michelle Drolet . 4 Apr 2017

User behavior analytics sniffs out anomalies in users’ actions and alerts IT security teams of suspicious behavior The theft of unstructured data is extremely common. It can be very difficult to safeguard emails and files when a lot of people have access. Even the CIA is not immune, judging by the recent exposure of its … Continue reading Protect your unstructured data with user behavior analytics

Great article: Fraud Speak — Learn the Lingo to Beat Scammers

By Michelle Drolet . 24 Mar 2017

In order to stay ahead of threats, you need to know what to watch out for. This great article: Fraud Speak — Learn the Lingo to Beat Scammers >   breaks down and defines hacker lingo. Stay informed, stay ahead, stay safe.  

InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: 7 Secrets of Offensive Security – Thursday, April 6, 2017

By Michelle Drolet . 17 Mar 2017

Join us for our next InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: “7 Secrets of Offensive Security” by Gary Miliefsky   When: Thursday, April 6, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Skyboxx, 319 Speen Street, Natick Host: Gary Miliefsky Meet Gary > We will discuss: The 7 Secrets of Offensive Security. With all the breaches happening in … Continue reading InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: 7 Secrets of Offensive Security – Thursday, April 6, 2017

10 Things I know about… Security Precautions

By Michelle Drolet . 20 Feb 2017

10) Change your password. If you’ve been using the same password for a long time, then it’s time to change it. You should not only change your passwords regularly but not use the same one for every app or website. Try to use more than 13 characters. 9) Turn off wireless connections. When you aren’t … Continue reading 10 Things I know about… Security Precautions

Michelle Drolet to Speak at Cumberland County College’s 2017 Business Leaders’ Summit

By Michelle Drolet . 20 Feb 2017

Cumberland County College invites regional decision-makers to hear Google’s Executive Leadership Coach Steve Vinter and Towerwall’s Michelle Drolet at the college’s 2017 Business Leaders’ Summit. Click here for more information >

6 Ways to Launch a Targeted Cyberattack

By Michelle Drolet . 14 Feb 2017

What you need to know to defend against targeted attacks. The threat of a targeted attack for any business is real and substantial. It’s vital to ensure that your organization can identify constantly evolving threats, find abnormal and suspicious activity, and take effective action to keep your data safe. Consider that, on average, attackers are … Continue reading 6 Ways to Launch a Targeted Cyberattack

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