Author: Alex Tomasi

Relationships are everything in security

Executives for the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball history, are under investigation by the F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors. The front-office personnel are accused of hacking into an internal network of the Houston Astros to steal information. The accused hacking illustrates several pain points that enterprises across…

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3 Ways to Create a Cybersecurity Culture

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 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. …

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HomeHack: How Hackers Could Have Taken Control of LG’s IoT Home Appliances

During the holiday season people are rushing around scooping up the latest tech gadgets for loved ones (or occasionally themselves).  The focus on is on seeing a person’s face light up when they unwrap that perfect gift.  No one is thinking of the possible personal or corporate vulnerability it may cause. Keep that in mind…

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Raising the Bar on Cybersecurity: 10 New CounterACT® Features and Capabilities

Today’s blog is brought to you by our partner ForeScout.     Republished from ForeScout’s Blog Originally published on August 31, 2017 By Jennifer Geisler Vice President, Marketing Twitter: @GoGeisler   With the rapid influx and diversity of devices connecting to enterprise networks and the ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, organizations are struggling to keep their physical…

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The DFS Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 Marathon

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…

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ForeScout – More Than Your Average NAC

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…

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The New Age of Sharing Cyber Security Data

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…

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