What is the General Data Protection Regulation and why should you care?

By Michelle Drolet . 15 Nov 2016

Find out how to prepare for new EU legislation on data collection and security In 2012, the European Commission proposed new regulations on data protection that would supersede the national laws of the 28 EU member states. It was formally approved in April this year, and it will go into effect May 25, 2018. This … Continue reading What is the General Data Protection Regulation and why should you care?

7 Steps to Proactive Security

By Michelle Drolet . 4 Nov 2016

The key to securing against this threat lies in a common metaphor—if a ship has a hole, it is better to patch the breach than bail the water   Data breaches are increasingly becoming an expensive problem for more and more companies. According to the most recent Ponemon Institute Data Breach report, insecure data cost … Continue reading 7 Steps to Proactive Security

Michelle Drolet featured in WBJ: Building Walls and Breaking Barriers

By Michelle Drolet . 1 Nov 2016

Michelle Drolet, CEO of Towerwall in Framingham, is an innovative thinker. Never one to shy away from looking at new factors that come into a situation with an open perspective, she has a few things she’s learned about good management and good leadership along the way. First, she delegates more. “When I first started, it … Continue reading Michelle Drolet featured in WBJ: Building Walls and Breaking Barriers

How Much Does a Data Breach Actually Cost?

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Oct 2016

The average cost of a data breach involving fewer than 10,000 records was $5 million The American public has become so inured to data breaches that it’s difficult to remember them all. Infamous breaches like the ones at Target and Sony become almost forgettable when confronted with the recently disclosed half-billion accounts compromised at Yahoo … Continue reading How Much Does a Data Breach Actually Cost?

Towerwall CEO Michelle Drolet Voted “Outstanding Woman” by Worcester Business Journal

By Michelle Drolet . 25 Oct 2016

This year’s winners represent “the best of what professionals in the region can be” BOSTON – October 25, 2016 – Towerwall (www.towerwall.com), a data security services provider for small to mid-size businesses, today announced that its founder and CEO Michelle Drolet was voted among six other local business leaders as “2016 Outstanding Women in Business” … Continue reading Towerwall CEO Michelle Drolet Voted “Outstanding Woman” by Worcester Business Journal

Towerwall named Cyber Security Leader 2016 by Cyber Defense Magazine

By Michelle Drolet . 24 Oct 2016

We are honored to be named a Cyber Security Leader 2016 by Cyber Defense Magazine We are excited to share the list other worth leaders in cyber security. Click here to see the full list of winners. Click here to read the latest edition of Cyber Defense Magazine > For nearly 25 years, our dedicated … Continue reading Towerwall named Cyber Security Leader 2016 by Cyber Defense Magazine

10 Things I Know About: Pot Compliance

By Michelle Drolet . 11 Oct 2016

10) Nothing hazy about the laws Marijuana (or cannabis) is one of the most highly regulated industries in the world, and Massachusetts has the strictest rules governing its production, retailing, grow, testing and security operations. 9) You can be raided. Marijuana businesses must comply with federal, state, city and county regulations and requirements. Despite medical-use … Continue reading 10 Things I Know About: Pot Compliance

Join us for our inaugural InfoSec at Your Services Meetup – Wednesday, October 19, 2016

By Michelle Drolet . 11 Oct 2016

Join us for our inaugural InfoSec at Your Services Meetup!   When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Margaritas Mexican Restaurant 725 Cochituate Rd , Framingham, MA We will discuss: Risk Communication Strategy – This biggest risk is the uncommunicated one. Hoarding knowledge doesn’t make you the smartest person in the … Continue reading Join us for our inaugural InfoSec at Your Services Meetup – Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Always be Prepared: Monitor, Analyze and Test your Security

By Michelle Drolet . 11 Oct 2016

Stay vigilant, plan your response and test your defenses with CIS Controls 18, 19 and 20   This is the final entry in our series on the 20 Critical Security Controls devised by the Center for Internet Security (CIS) as best practices to help the public and private sectors tighten their cybersecurity. We started down … Continue reading Always be Prepared: Monitor, Analyze and Test your Security

Towerwall’s Blog named to the Best Computer Security Blogs 2016 by CreditDonkey

By Michelle Drolet . 27 Sep 2016

We are honored to share that our blog was named as a Top Computer Security Blogs 2016 by CreditDonkey.   CreditDonkey sites: “Business owners who want the latest information on the world of digital security will appreciate this blog’s straightforward approach to news and advice.” We are excited to share the list with some of our … Continue reading Towerwall’s Blog named to the Best Computer Security Blogs 2016 by CreditDonkey

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