Focus Area: Compliance

Michelle Drolet

BOSTON – August 31, 2021 – Towerwall, a 25-year provider of cybersecurity services for emerging to mid-size enterprises, today announced it has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to list its array of data and IT security services and onsite deployment of Virtual Security Officers on the AWS Marketplace. Towerwall is one of the

While Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 compliance isn’t mandatory, it can bring a range of benefits for your organization. Created by the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), this auditing process helps you to assess your data privacy and security standards. Once achieved, you will have a comprehensive set of security policies that will

Michelle Drolet

Penetration testing is vital, but are you doing it right? Here are some common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them. One of the most effective ways to uncover flaws and weaknesses in your security posture is to have a third party carry out planned attacks on your system. Penetration testing is all about

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5 Cybersecurity Events that Keep CEOs up at Night

#Cloud & Network
#Phishing
#Ransomware

Michelle Drolet

With ransomware and phishing attacks on the rise, companies must continuously focus on cyber risks to protect assets and customers. Covid-19 forced organizations to evolve their business models overnight. The demand for digital infrastructure has skyrocketed and industries are seeing large-scale adoption of work from home. Unauthorized software, unsecured devices, stressed and distracted workers have

Michelle Drolet

Many organizations lack the internal expertise to address threat detection and response effectively, but MDR can fill the gap. Part 1 will look at why you should consider MDR to manage your cybersecurity threats. Part 2 will examine what to look for when shopping for MDR services.

Michelle Drolet

Cybersecurity resilience depends on having a detailed, thorough, and tested breach response plan in place. Here’s how to get started. No matter how secure your business, data breaches are an unfortunate fact of life. Whether an attack is the result of a determined cybercriminal, a disgruntled insider, or simple human error, you can limit the

Michelle Drolet

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 issued an advisory back in April…

Michelle Drolet

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 cheaper it is to fix. And since it takes an average of 280 days to identify and contain a breach, according to Ponemon Institute research, there’s plenty of room for improvement.

Michelle Drolet

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