Data Breaches: Why Don’t We Care?

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In 2017, there were 1,579 data breaches with close to 179 million records exposed. It seems that not a week goes by where we don’t hear about another data breach. Just this month, Sears, Kmart, Delta, Best Buy, and Panera Bread have announced that they had been impacted  by a breach that potentially exposed hundreds of thousands of credit-card information.   Personal financial information… Read more »

3 ways to create a cybersecurity culture

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The average cost of a data breach is 3.62 million globally.   Non-malicious employee error is typically the cause of a data breach. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter what IT security system an organization has in place if employees aren’t educated on the importance of cybersecurity.   Establishing a cybersecurity culture requires everyone to have an equal part in cybersecurity, which is essential in protecting the organization. To create or strengthen your cybersecurity culture, use these three tips.  1…. Read more »

Three Networks Every Company Needs

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Today’s Brite Insight is brought to you by one of Brite’s certified ForeScout Engineers, Matt Ostrowski. Matt specializes in unique ForeScout deployments and enjoys finding new ways to utilize the technology.   Network access control, or NAC, allows you to pre-determine a set of parameters and policies that either allow or deny a device access…. Read more »

Goin’ Phishin’

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TODAY’S BLOG IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY MATT DEHOND.  MATT HAS BEEN A PART OF BRITE’S SECURITY TEAM FOR 3 YEARS.   Fishing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Tossing in a line at a favorite fishing hole, hoping for a big catch, is how many people spend their time in the… Read more »

The DFS Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 Marathon

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Marathon to Compliance

Today’s blog is brought to you by Trevor Smith, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Brite.  Trevor has 20 years of technology experience and a passion for problem solving with cutting edge technologies.   Monday, August 28th, marked the first deadline in the New York Department of Finance Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500. There have… Read more »

ForeScout – More Than Your Average NAC

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Today’s Brite Insight is brought to you by one of Brite’s certified ForeScout Engineers, Matt Ostrowski.  Matt specializes in unique ForeScout deployments and enjoys finding new ways to utilize the technology.    When people are first exposed to ForeScout, it is typically as a Network Access Control (NAC) solution. What is NAC? NAC is really… Read more »

The New Age of Sharing Cyber Security Data

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TODAY’S BLOG IS BROUGHT TO BY JONATHAN BORGESEN.  JONATHAN IS AN ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE AT BRITE THAT FOCUSES ON ENTERPRISE SIZED CUSTOMERS.  HE IS IN TUNE WITH WHAT GROWING COMPANIES NEED TO MAINTAIN A SECURE ENVIRONMENT.   Historically,  one of the largest obstacles for cyber security professionals to deal with was the lack of automated data sharing… Read more »