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?

Join Sophos for a “Future of Endpoint Protection” Event

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Sep 2017

Join Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman and SVP Dan Schiappa at the Revere Hotel in downtown Boston to learn more about the latest development in Sophos’ innovative approach to endpoint protection. Seating is limited; reserve your seat today to discover: Sophos’ vision on the future of cybersecurity, direct from our CEO and SVP of Products How … Continue reading Join Sophos for a “Future of Endpoint Protection” Event

MassBay Receives $10,000 Donation for Cyber Security Scholarships

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Sep 2017

WELLESLEY HILLS, MA (September 20, 2017) – Massachusetts Bay Community College is pleased to announce it has received a generous donation of $10,000 from this year’s annual Information Security Summit to support student scholarships in the field of cyber security. The Information Security Summit, held each year on MassBay Community College’s Wellesley Hills campus, was … Continue reading MassBay Receives $10,000 Donation for Cyber Security Scholarships

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

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 Raises $5,000 for MassBay Cyber Security Scholarships

By Michelle Drolet . 31 Aug 2016

WELLESLEY HILLS, MA (August 2016) – Massachusetts Bay Community College is pleased to announce it has received a generous donation of $5,000 from this year’s annual Information Security Summit to support student scholarships in the field of cyber security. The Information Security Summit, held each year on MassBay Community College’s Wellesley Hills campus, was established … Continue reading Information Security Summit 2016 Raises $5,000 for MassBay Cyber Security Scholarships

Sophos First to Introduce Always-On File Encryption for Data Shared Across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android Platforms

By Michelle Drolet . 19 Jul 2016

OXFORD, U.K., July 19, 2016 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos SafeGuard Encryption 8, a new synchronized encryption solution that protects data against theft from malware, attackers or accidental leaks. All organizations can now choose to adopt the best practice of “always-on” file-level encryption to protect … Continue reading Sophos First to Introduce Always-On File Encryption for Data Shared Across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android Platforms

Join us for Security BSides Boston 2016

By Michelle Drolet . 21 Jan 2016

Friday, May 20 2016 (Training)Saturday, May 21 2016 (Conference) Follow BSidesBoston on Twitter: #BSidesBOS @BsidesBoston @MicrosoftNERD Questions: help@bsidesboston.org When: Friday, May 20th, 2016, TBD (Training)Saturday, May 21st, 2016, 9am – 6pm (Conference) Saturday, May 21st, 2016, 9am – 6pm (Conference) Where: Microsoft NERD, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA Hotel Room Block: TBD Cost: $20 (This is … Continue reading Join us for Security BSides Boston 2016

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