10. Freely hackable Free public Wi-Fi connections are treated like a public utility, but they can be making you vulnerable to hackers. 9. Sign me up By default, most mobile phones/devices are set to ask your permission to join a network. Once you obtain credentials, the known network will join your phone automatically. 8. Sniffing … Continue reading 10 things I know about… Public Wi-Fi
Michelle Drolet and the Towerwall team will be attending the 36th Annual New England Bank Technology + Retail Banking Conference and Exhibit, on Friday, May 19th at the DoubleTree in Danvers, MA. Stop by Booth 27 where we will be discussing: FinTech Security Challenges Topics include: Today’s top security threats and how to stay safe Identifying … Continue reading Join Towerwall at the New England Bank Technology & Retail Banking Conference
User behavior analytics sniffs out anomalies in users’ actions and alerts IT security teams of suspicious behavior The theft of unstructured data is extremely common. It can be very difficult to safeguard emails and files when a lot of people have access. Even the CIA is not immune, judging by the recent exposure of its … Continue reading Protect your unstructured data with user behavior analytics
AlienVault recently announced a new addition to the AlienVault training portfolio: Incident Response for USM Appliance Analysts, a two-day course that we will start delivering Live and Online in May. AlienVault has had *many* requests from customers and MSSPs for training focused on the analysis of threats identified by the USM Appliance. This course provides … Continue reading AlienVault announces new training: Incident Response for USM Appliance Analysts
Security is taking a backseat as more and more devices connect to the internet The tech world moves at a tremendous pace, unleashing wave after wave of innovation intended to improve our everyday lives. Many new devices, from security cameras to fridges, or TVs to baby monitors, are now internet connected. This affords us remote … Continue reading Botnets: Is your network really protected?
In order to stay ahead of threats, you need to know what to watch out for. This great article: Fraud Speak — Learn the Lingo to Beat Scammers > breaks down and defines hacker lingo. Stay informed, stay ahead, stay safe.
Join us for our next InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: “7 Secrets of Offensive Security” by Gary Miliefsky When: Thursday, April 6, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Skyboxx, 319 Speen Street, Natick Host: Gary Miliefsky Meet Gary > We will discuss: The 7 Secrets of Offensive Security. With all the breaches happening in … Continue reading InfoSec at Your Services Meetup: 7 Secrets of Offensive Security – Thursday, April 6, 2017
Back when Apple was the plucky young upstart that dared to be different, the Mac was the machine for creative types and there was a perception that it wasn’t a target for hackers because of its cultural cool factor. You would expect the same rules to apply to the legalized marijuana market, but a major … Continue reading Hackers show no mercy—even for pot dispensaries. Anatomy of a national point-of-sale breach and takedown of 1,000-plus marijuana dispensaries
Anatomy of a national point-of-sale breach and takedown of 1,000-plus marijuana dispensaries Back when Apple was the plucky young upstart that dared to be different, the Mac was the machine for creative types and there was a perception that it wasn’t a target for hackers because of its cultural cool factor. You would expect … Continue reading Hackers show no mercy—even for pot dispensaries
10) Change your password. If you’ve been using the same password for a long time, then it’s time to change it. You should not only change your passwords regularly but not use the same one for every app or website. Try to use more than 13 characters. 9) Turn off wireless connections. When you aren’t … Continue reading 10 Things I know about… Security Precautions