IP Wars: Who’s The Real Enemy?

By Michelle Drolet . 20 Feb 2012

Thanks to the blackout of Wikipedia and the efforts of Google and Facebook, the federal bills known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) have been put on the back burner for revision. The actions last month by the three websites generated millions of protest emails against the controversial legislation. But … Continue reading IP Wars: Who’s The Real Enemy?

Can you stamp out spambots? No, but you can help

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Feb 2012

The headline reads, “FBI warns of new malware targeting bank accounts,” but it could just as well say, “More new victims born from opening emails.” From the simple act of opening an email and clicking on an attachment, the victim’s username and password to their bank accounts are stolen by a process called keylogging, where … Continue reading Can you stamp out spambots? No, but you can help

Loss Of Customer Personal Information Damages Banks’ Credibility

By Michelle Drolet . 13 Feb 2012

On Jan. 5, federal law enforcement seized several automobiles worth about $100,000 in value. They had belonged to the former president of the Massachusetts Bank and Trust Company and were taken as restitution for his defrauding the bank in 1997. It seems that not a day passes by when news of banking-related fraud, money laundering, … Continue reading Loss Of Customer Personal Information Damages Banks’ Credibility

Join us for our 2012 Database Security Top Threats and Tips webinar.

By Michelle Drolet . 9 Jan 2012

Towerwall & AppSecInc are pleased to offer a free webinar to highlight Database Security Top Threats and Tips. Learn more about the current threat climate and top tips for protecting sensitive information in the database. During this one hour presentation, AppSecInc’s CTO, Josh Shaul will discuss how to: • Defend against the latest cyber espionage … Continue reading Join us for our 2012 Database Security Top Threats and Tips webinar.

Security Awareness Conference

By Michelle Drolet . 9 Oct 2011

This Thursday, October 20th I will be a guest presenter at the 5th annual Pioneer Valley Information Security Awareness Conference at Holyoke Community College. A comprehensive slate of topics will be discussed, notable will be trends in cyber crime, protecting business data, the security of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and women … Continue reading Security Awareness Conference

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