7 Things to Consider When Choosing Managed Detection and Response

By Michelle Drolet . 25 Aug 2020

Many organizations lack the internal expertise to address threat detection and response effectively; MDR can fill the gap. Here’s what to look for when you shop for MDR services. Threat detection and response is a priority for most CISOs because they recognize that the faster a breach is detected and dealt with, the easier and … Continue reading 7 Things to Consider When Choosing Managed Detection and Response

Don’t Let Attackers Weaponize Fear: Use These Cyber Resilience Recommendations

By Michelle Drolet . 14 Jul 2020

Per a recent analysis from Microsoft (via The Interpreter), every country in the world has fallen prey to at least one COVID-19-related attack. Homeland Security and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory back in April relating to heavy exploitation of Covid-19 by malicious cyber actors.   A Breeding Ground For Cybercriminals That’s Not … Continue reading Don’t Let Attackers Weaponize Fear: Use These Cyber Resilience Recommendations

Michelle Drolet Shares Tech Tips on How to Get Devs Thinking About InfoSec

By Michelle Drolet . 14 Jul 2020

In a recent article, “New Tech Project? Get Your Devs On Board Fast  with These 16 Tips” published on Forbes Technology Council, Michelle Drolet shares how a Solid Secure Development Lifecycle can help:   Create a solid SDLC program plan. Developers need a solid secure development life cycle program plan. Test against the plan/program’s “application … Continue reading Michelle Drolet Shares Tech Tips on How to Get Devs Thinking About InfoSec

10 (More) Free Security Tools Worth a Look

By Michelle Drolet . 26 Jun 2020

Security pros have a lot to juggle, but look in the right places and you can find invaluable assistance for free. Maintaining security is a never-ending business. There’s so much to worry about, from misconfigured software to phishing attacks to a rapidly expanding inventory of devices with their own vulnerabilities and update requirements. We could all use … Continue reading 10 (More) Free Security Tools Worth a Look

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Michelle Drolet to Join Offit Kurman for a Cannabis InfoSec Webinar

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Jun 2020

Live online Friday, July 10th 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST Panelist include: Michelle Drolet, Towerwall & Jason Klein, Offit Kurman The threats are real and increasing daily. Learn how you can protect yourself and your cannabis company from unauthorized access to confidential files and proprietary data. By now, we are all too familiar with the … Continue reading Michelle Drolet to Join Offit Kurman for a Cannabis InfoSec Webinar

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Inside InfoSec Panel 2: Zero Trust Architectures Expert Panel

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Jun 2020

Live online July 2, 2020 12:00 pm ET Panelist include: Michelle Drolet, Towerwall, Itay Nachum, Safe-T, Scott Tingley, Cogito & Tom Ward, Qnext   Data breaches are on the rise, highlighting no organization is safe from cyberattacks. One cause is that workforce mobility and cloud computing has placed most workloads beyond the shelter of corporate … Continue reading Inside InfoSec Panel 2: Zero Trust Architectures Expert Panel

Save the Date: Information Security Summit – December 2020

By Michelle Drolet . 15 Jun 2020

Please join us for our 8th Annual Information Security Summit! “The Evolving Threat Landscape 2020” This regional event provides participants with an update on the latest developments, trends, and status in information security. With the growing popularity of disruptive technologies, including mobility and cloud computing, social networking, and big data analytics, the accompanying data security … Continue reading Save the Date: Information Security Summit – December 2020

10 Things I know about … Working from home

By Michelle Drolet . 8 Jun 2020

10) Zooming out. Video conferencing is a two-edged sword; while a boon to nurture group discussion, the degree of focus paid to a small screen while feeling self-conscious (how’s my hair?) can oversaturate users. People are now reporting Zoom fatigue, citing anxiety. Identify mental health and grief counsellors who can step in during these COVID-19 … Continue reading 10 Things I know about … Working from home

Five Things To Keep In Mind Before Adopting A Zero Trust Security Approach

By Michelle Drolet . 5 Jun 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a seismic shift in how the world goes to work. Apart from essential services, remote work is the new normal, mandated everywhere — even in organizations that never previously offered remote work options. Lack of VPN infrastructure or its ability to scale, legacy systems that were never designed for remote work, … Continue reading Five Things To Keep In Mind Before Adopting A Zero Trust Security Approach

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Inside InfoSec 1: Malware in the time of COVID-19

By Michelle Drolet . 18 May 2020

Live online June 4, 2020 12:00 pm ET Presented by Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft Michelle Drolet, CEO, Towerwall   Wherever we turn it feels like the news is all COVID-19 all the time. Many of us are feeling stressed and overwhelmed and attackers know it. At Microsoft, we’ve seen an increase in the … Continue reading Inside InfoSec 1: Malware in the time of COVID-19

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