10 Things I Know About … Passwords

By Michelle Drolet . 6 Jan 2014

10. Be clever Create passwords from easy-to-remember sentences, such as < Patriots Win the Super Bowl>, using the first letter of each word and adding numbers and special characters at the beginning or end. (e.g., <12=PwtSB!>) 9. Create a management system Consider creating one, very strong password and appending it with identifiers, such as <!Kr0y-W3n$TOM> … Continue reading 10 Things I Know About … Passwords

Four Steps to Respond & Recover from Sophisticated Security Attacks

By Michelle Drolet . 29 Jul 2013

Great information in SC Magazine’s latest whitepaper report, ‘Four steps to respond and recover from sophisticated security attacks’, it discusses the four proactive steps that you can – and should – take now to help keep your organization safe. Click here to view more details: http://bit.ly/131uu2J As we all know, cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated … Continue reading Four Steps to Respond & Recover from Sophisticated Security Attacks

New LinkedIn E-Mail Scam

By Michelle Drolet . 3 Jul 2013

Hi all, there is an e-mail scam doing the rounds. The message is an invite from some random person you won’t know with a link (how original). If you get such a message don’t use the link, check your LinkedIn account as if it’s a legit request it will be there waiting for approval. Even … Continue reading New LinkedIn E-Mail Scam

Facebook leaks are a lot leakier than Facebook is letting on

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jun 2013

Remember last week, Facebook leaked email addresses and phone numbers for 6 million users, but that it was really kind of a modest leak, given that it’s a billion-user service? OK, scratch the “modest” part. The researchers who originally found out that Facebook is actually creating secret dossiers for users are now saying the numbers … Continue reading Facebook leaks are a lot leakier than Facebook is letting on

Towerwall and the Information Security Summit highlighted in SearchSecurity.com Article

By Michelle Drolet . 7 Jun 2013

Check out Search Security’s article – “HIPAA Omnibus Rule, PPACA challenge enterprise compliance management”, where our own Natalie Kmit and the Information Security Summit 2013 are highlighted:   HIPAA Omnibus Rule, PPACA challenge enterprise compliance management WELLESLEY, Mass. — For information security professionals, compliance-related tasks have often proved to be a trying yet necessary part of the … Continue reading Towerwall and the Information Security Summit highlighted in SearchSecurity.com Article

Top Ten Malicious Lists

By Michelle Drolet . 2 Apr 2013

Top Ten Malicious URLs Top 10 malicious URLs blocked by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure in 2012 Top Ten Malicious URLs Top 10 malicious URLs blocked by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure in 2012.   Top Ten Spammers Top 10 spam-sending countries in 2012. Rank Country 1 India 2 Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Top Ten Malicious Lists

Introducing Towerwall’s VOIP Assessment Services

By Michelle Drolet . 15 Oct 2012

Towerwall is proud to offer our new VOIP Assessment Services. Do you know if your VoIP phones and servers are segmented from the rest of your network? Even if they are, segmentation alone may not protect your voice assets. Towerwall, Inc. has developed an approach that is extremely effective in testing the security of VoIP … Continue reading Introducing Towerwall’s VOIP Assessment Services

Introducing Towerwall’s Threat Spotlight

By Michelle Drolet . 15 Oct 2012

We are proud to announce our Threat Spotlight, sign up for our Twitter feed and get the latest threats and how to protect against them.   Threat Spotlights as of October 15, 2012: AutoInf AutoInf is a component used by many malware families, notably Conficker, Sality and AutoRun. AutoInf is used to automatically run associated … Continue reading Introducing Towerwall’s Threat Spotlight

The worst passwords you could ever choose

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Jul 2012

For those on our Security Alert and Update list we just emailed this great article by Graham Cluley on the worst possible passwords you could ever choose. Many of you know this is something we preach to our clients on a regular basis and is part of our comprehensive 4E Program. Too many internet users … Continue reading The worst passwords you could ever choose

Recommended Reading for Every Entrepreneur

By Michelle Drolet . 12 Mar 2012

Boston Business Journal asked Towerwall for required reading for every entrepreneur. Michelle Drolet recommends “The Power of Nice” by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval. Nice companies have lower turnover and higher productivity. Click here to read the article.

Tags