Web applications – particularly those facilitating collaboration and communication – are a boon to sales, marketing and productivity. Teams work together more effectively, salespeople enjoy better leads and marketing tools and customer service reps can more closely connect with those they serve. All of these gains, though, come at a cost: risk. By their very … Continue reading Beware the wild west of Web applications
There was a recent article in the Wall Street Journal in which the top cyber cop Shawn Henry, spoke how we are loosing the battle with the hackers. At times the hackers can keep up us all night worrying about our networks, employee actions whether intentional or not, we need to remain vigilant and on … Continue reading U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War
Join us for an unprecedented security event! Friday, April 13th, 8:00 am – AMC Movie Theatre Framingham, MA Join Towerwall, Trend Micro, Application Security Inc., Sophos, Varonis, Vormetric and WAVE for a brief presentation on data and network security followed by a free breakfast and screening of the world premiere movie: The Three Stooges. Click … Continue reading Event: Don’t be a stooge when it comes to data security.
Boston Business Journal asked Towerwall for required reading for every entrepreneur. Michelle Drolet recommends “The Power of Nice” by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval. Nice companies have lower turnover and higher productivity. Click here to read the article.
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?
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
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
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.
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