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

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

Join Towerwall & Sophos for “The End of Ransomware” Webinar

By Michelle Drolet . 15 Jun 2017

“Those within cyber security circles know ransomware has become a lucrative billion dollar business for an army of cybercriminals…It’s time you learn about the tricks and trade of cybercriminals and how their threats are constantly evolving.”– John Shaw, Vice President, Enduser Security Group, Sophos Please join Towerwall and Sophos for an exclusive lunch and learn. … Continue reading Join Towerwall & Sophos for “The End of Ransomware” Webinar

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

5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch for 2017

By Michelle Drolet . 9 Jan 2017

Fresh and familiar threats to concern IT departments.   As we embark on 2017, it’s time to reflect on a year where cybersecurity has played a major role. Even presidential campaigns haven’t been free from hacking scandals and data leaks. The average cost of a data breach for companies grew from $3.8 million last year … Continue reading 5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch for 2017

Watch our recent webinar: Ransomware Today

By Michelle Drolet . 17 Oct 2016

Last week we hosted an informative webinar on today’s ransomware threats with our security partner Sophos. Watch a recording of the webinar below. I am sure you are seeing the explosion of ransomware in the headlines. Businesses of every size are targets and analysts estimate ransomware is on pace to be a $1B/year crime in … Continue reading Watch our recent webinar: Ransomware Today

Upcoming Complimentary Partner Webinars

By Michelle Drolet . 11 Oct 2016

Check out one of the upcoming complimentary partner webinars: Brute Force Attacks: Keeping the Bots at Bay with AlienVault USM Tuesday, October 11th 10:00am CST / 4:00 PM BST Hosted by AlienVault Brute force attacks are relatively simple for attackers to implement and they can wreak havoc on your organization if you don’t detect them … Continue reading Upcoming Complimentary Partner Webinars

Join Towerwall & Sophos for a Ransomware Webinar

By Michelle Drolet . 5 Oct 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Hosted by Towerwall and Sophos I am sure you are seeing the explosion of ransomware in the headlines. Businesses of every size are targets and analysts estimate ransomware is on pace to be a $1B/year crime in 2016. Sophos Intercept X is their newly released … Continue reading Join Towerwall & Sophos for a Ransomware Webinar

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

10 Things I Know About… Ransomware Protection

By Michelle Drolet . 11 May 2016

10. Backup files every night. If you can access yesterday’s files, then there is no need to pay to unlock them today. 9. Patch automatically. Make sure operating systems software on all devices (phones, tablets, laptops) and browsers are patched automatically with security updates. 8. Update software. Make sure your endpoints and network devices are … Continue reading 10 Things I Know About… Ransomware Protection

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