Can machine learning be used to shore up cyber defenses?

By Michelle Drolet . 27 Nov 2017

Deep learning can be a vital supplementary tool for cybersecurity. The meteoric rise of malware has put us all at risk. We are engaged in a never-ending race with cybercriminals to protect systems, plug gaps, and eradicate vulnerabilities before they can gain access. The front line grows by the day as we share more data and employ … Continue reading Can machine learning be used to shore up cyber defenses?

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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?

Information Security Summit 2017 Recap: Ransomware, Application Security, Unstructured Data and the Cloud

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jun 2017

  Thanks to all who attended and sponsored our 2017 Information Security Summit. It was a great turnout where we discussed a number of issues and threats facing InfoSec today. We were happy to see attendees share ideas and continue the discussion online with #summitbuzz17 Here are some of the topics discussed at this year’s … Continue reading Information Security Summit 2017 Recap: Ransomware, Application Security, Unstructured Data and the Cloud

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

InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: Staying on Top of Your Info Sec Game by Candy Alexander – Thursday, January 19, 2017

By Michelle Drolet . 23 Nov 2016

Join us for our next InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: “Staying on Top of Your Info Sec Game” by Candy Alexander   When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Margaritas Mexican Restaurant 725 Cochituate Rd , Framingham, MA Host: Candy Alexander Meet Candy > We will discuss: As you’ve probably heard, … Continue reading InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: Staying on Top of Your Info Sec Game by Candy Alexander – Thursday, January 19, 2017

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

Join Towerwall & SnoopWall for a timely webinar on: Breach Prevention & Near-Term ROI

By Michelle Drolet . 8 Jul 2016

Towerwall & SnoopWall Complimentary Webinar: Breach Prevention & Near-Term ROI Tuesday, July 26 11:00am – 12:00pm EST Register Now >   Today’s hyper-aggressive cyber landscape finds 40% of organizations are breached and the threat of regulatory and compliance fines are impacting productivity and business operations. 95% of these breaches occur behind firewalls on antivirus protected … Continue reading Join Towerwall & SnoopWall for a timely webinar on: Breach Prevention & Near-Term ROI

Information Security Summit 2016 Review: Ransomware, Application Vulnerability, Hacking as an Industry Lead our Discussion

By Michelle Drolet . 23 Jun 2016

Thanks to all who attended and sponsored our 2016 Information Security Summit. It was a great turnout where we discussed a number of issues and threats facing infosec today. We were happy to see attendees share ideas and continue the discussion online with #summitbuzz16 Here are some of the topics discussed at this year’s summit: … Continue reading Information Security Summit 2016 Review: Ransomware, Application Vulnerability, Hacking as an Industry Lead our Discussion

5 InfoSec concerns for colleges and universities

By Michelle Drolet . 14 Jun 2016

Higher education institutions are a prime target for cybercriminals, and IT needs resources to prevent attacks and provide a proper level of security   No industry or sector is immune to data breaches, but some are targeted more often than others. Education came ahead of government, retail and financial sectors, and it was second only … Continue reading 5 InfoSec concerns for colleges and universities

What You Need to Know About This New Bank Account Threat

By Michelle Drolet . 19 Dec 2014

Sophos Researcher James Wyke recently did an analysis of the malware Vawtrak. He found that Vawtrak has been targeting financial institutions, especially banks. Vawtrak injects a DLL code into the targeted bank’s website, which allows a bypass of the victim’s two-factor authentication and infects the victim with a mobile malware. The malware then automatically transfers … Continue reading What You Need to Know About This New Bank Account Threat

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