Solutions: Program & Policy Development

Michelle Drolet

Businesses are gearing up for another bumpy year of cybercrime. An ongoing barrage of phishing and ransomware attacks, third-party breaches like those involving Log4j and SolarWinds and the surge in remote work are but a few of the many reasons why almost 80% of security leaders still lack confidence in their cybersecurity posture. In response, a majority of them are planning to significantly

Michelle Drolet

This eBook strives to make the 20 security controls as described in detail by the SANS institute more accessible to everyday business people.

Taking any one of these 20 actions on the list will have a positive impact on your security status, but the smart move is to work towards fulfilling all 20 of these recommendations. These are simple common-sense rules, but you’d be amazed at how often they’re overlooked.

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

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

Michelle Drolet

The threat of a cybercriminal gaining access to your network is a constant source of anxiety. Amid all of the high-profile data breaches, businesses and organizations of all sizes have been successfully targeted by hackers who employ a wide range of different strategies. Too many companies have had to learn all about the potential cost of

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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

Unauthorized software and devices and stressed and distracted workers have expanded the attack surface and left businesses exposed to a number of cyber-risks. Small and medium-sized businesses in particular are most vulnerable since a majority of them run legacy or outdated systems.

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

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 April relating to heavy exploitation of Covid-19 by malicious cyber actors. A Breeding Ground For Cybercriminals That’s Not Going