Playing Offense Against Cyber Security

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Looking back at the NCAA basketball tournament, IT executives can’t help but recognize the similarities between basketball and security.  Every team, much like your IT team, has its own style. One solution cannot possibly fit all because personnel is different, tactics are different and management is different. But, one common theme amongst the Final Four teams… Read more »

Implementing the Right Tools for Your Organization

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Organizations that implement the proper technology and tools will position themselves well to defend against cyber attacks and hackers. While 43% of IT executives have increased security budgets in 2015, according to an article from ComputerWorld, it’s still unclear what exactly should be implemented. Below are the steps that we recommend following. Assess the Current… Read more »

What Should Your IT Security Priorities Be?

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Every morning an IT professional wakes up, they face the unknown. Hackers are constantly evolving, looking for weaknesses in defense that can be easily exploited for personal gain. Insider threats are becoming more common by the day, as relationships within the workplace are in a state of flux between employee and company. Working in IT… Read more »

The First ThinkBrite CyberSecurity Breakfast Roundtable

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“You are only as strong as your end user,” Jon Borgesen, Senior Account Executive of Brite noted during the first ThinkBrite CyberSecurity Roundtable, an open forum to discuss the IT security concerns and protection tactics. This month’s topics included: building a security culture and siloed products vs. integrated security practices. The group really felt the… Read more »

Communicating Security Responsibilites

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We’re living in a world that constantly clashes between “traditional” methods versus “new age” methods. And it doesn’t matter what the subject is, but there’s almost always the way things were done and the way things are being done. In our last blog, we talked about Who’s Responsibility is Security? Our conclusion? It’s a team… Read more »

Who’s Responsibility is Security?

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A study by Symantec found that 65 percent of Internet users have been victimized by cybercrime. Look to your right. Look to your left. There’s a good chance that both of those people have been hacked at some point in their career. Ultimately, employees are easy to please: They want to come to work, do… Read more »

How Much are Your Systems Really Costing You?

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The Perks of Managed Services and Hardware Refreshes IT is a powerful component in business. For SMBs in particular, IT can be that game-changer that helps their organizations keep pace with competitors. It drives profits, empowers organizations, and connects workforces, but it can also lead to major financial losses if not maintained, managed and utilized… Read more »