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?
Coming to a future near you: software code that mutates and evolves. We often talk about computer systems and information security in biological terms. Threats and defenses evolve, viruses run rampant, and machines learn by emulating the neural networks in our brains. Cybersecurity is an endless war between attackers and defenders, just as biology is … Continue reading The Darwin defense: can ‘genetic algorithms’ outsmart malware?
The headline-making Equifax data breach was one of the worst ever. Equifax exposed approximately 143 million consumers, but did not notify any of them. This data breach exposed vital information, such as driver’s license, credit cards, social security numbers, addresses, and birth dates. According to the Ponemon Institute, which conducts independent research on privacy, data … Continue reading Four Important Things Cannabis Businesses Can Learn from the Recent Equifax Data Breach
Why you need to go beyond compliance. Businesses will continue to face a ton of cyber threats, some of which will impact organizations severely enough to require security measures that will reach far beyond compliance. A Ponemon Institute study showed that the average compromised record cost approximately $194 per record. Loss of business due to … Continue reading 5 questions to ask your CEO about cybersecurity
You already know how important it is to be HIPAA compliant. A lot of businesses, including registered marijuana dispensaries, get confused about the requirements, when it comes to dealing with protected health information. It can get a little fuzzy, if you’re not privy to the big picture. The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act was … Continue reading Three crucial keys to understanding HIPAA compliance
Thanks to all who joined us at the Worcester Business Journal’s IT Forum. We hope that you found the event informative. The following is some post event information that we thought would be helpful. CLICK HERE to take our event survey. Please take a moment to complete this survey. Your feedback is important to … Continue reading Worcester Business Journal’s IT Forum Review
Did you know that 74% of employees say their job is more fulfilling when they are provided opportunities to make a positive impact at work? Towerwall is proud to be a sponsor of Foundation for MetroWest’s 2017 Community Leadership Breakfast. The Breakfast is one of MetroWest’s key events of the year: it gives corporate decision makers … Continue reading MetroWest’s 2017 Community Leadership Breakfast
Any breach of the General Data Protection Regulation could lead to severe fines. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went through four years of preparation and debate before being passed by the EU parliament last year. Strict GDPR requirements lay out how companies should process, store, and secure the personal data of EU citizens. The enforcement date … Continue reading How much will non-compliance with GDPR cost you?
Date: October 25, 2017 Time: 3:00pm-6:30pm Location: DCU Center 50 Foster Street, Worcester Single Ticket Rate: $40.00 Register Today > Please join us and presenting sponsor Echostor and NetApp for this special forum for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, senior IT leaders and business owners from all industries. Connect and collaborate with some of the area’s top experts on relevant and timely business technology issues … Continue reading Join Michelle Drolet at the Worcester Business Journal IT Forum #WBJITFORUM
Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Kick off October with our recent Lunch with a vCISO webinar “Do You Know Your Risk Tolerance – The Role of a vCISO.” Listen Now >