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 »

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 »

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 »

The Silent Witness: Changing how the Public and Police Interact

Posted by & filed under Body Worn Camera, Captain's Corner.

Prominent cases involving law enforcement has led to closer scrutinization of police behavior. Accusations of misconduct against an officer can cost departments millions of dollars. Investigations can be lengthy and complicated when there are conflicting accounts of what happened. Fortunately, the introduction of body-worn cameras with the in-car video system can provide objective details of… Read more »

Live Earth: A World of Information at Your Fingertips

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Incident response centers across the country are filled with multiple screens showing different sets of information. Valuable time in emergency situations is often lost by jumping around to different screens when trying to evaluate a situation.  Brite has recently partnered with Live Earth, a company who is changing how people interact with information by bringing disparate systems into a single view… Read more »

See the forest for the Trees

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The human nervous system includes 5 senses with a dedicated sensory system for each. While all important to our personal lives, Sight is probably most important in the professional lives of information security and technology staff. To make informed decisions, we need to See everything connected to the network and understand the meaning of critical… Read more »

The New Generation of Criminals

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You turn on your computer and find a notice that all your files have been encrypted and will be destroyed unless you pay a ransom. There’s a clock ticking down the seconds. Your files are being held hostage and so is your organization. Paying ransom is the least of your worries; the biggest cost to your business will be the… Read more »