Author: Siobhan Gaffney

5 tips to stay safe while online shopping

It’s Cyber Monday! Shopping online is convenient, both for you and cybercriminals.  Here are five quick tips to help you stay safe and protect yourself while online shopping. Use a secure payment method. Pay with either a credit card or PayPal.  These options offer more buyer protection when it comes to fraudulent charges.  Credit card…

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Back to Basics: Cyber Security Habits

Smart Device Edition Though tools and solutions play a critical role in a security plan (and are often focused on), employees are equally important in maintaining the integrity of a strong cyber security plan. Human error is the cause of 90% of breaches. Instilling good cyber security habits is a smart, proactive aspect of a successful security…

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Rugged Computers for Extreme Conditions

Is your computer rugged enough to withstand extreme conditions?  Snow has hit Upstate New York and after a summer of unbearable heat waves hitting places all over the world, the extreme temps got us thinking.  The US covers 3.797 million square miles of land with normal climates ranging from cool and rainy to hot and…

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IACP 2019 Highlights

Every year since 1893, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) organization holds the IACP Conference, the largest law enforcement conference.  Public safety professionals gather to learn about the latest in innovative technologies, be educated on industry trends, network with other departments and attend trainings to equip their departments will the right skills for…

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Cyber Security Awareness Month

Your 2019 Cheat Sheet   National Cyber Security Awareness Month is the perfect time to take a step back and assess cyber security habits and practices.  But rather than having to dig through hundreds of articles, we put together your 2019 Cyber Security Awareness Month cheat sheet.   Before we jump in, remember that there are plenty of…

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IT Security: The Process That Never Stops

by David D’Agostino, VP of Operations People, process and technology, when optimized together, are the three keys to improved IT security. To take it a step further, a successful security program is not one with an end-state, but rather one that is approached as a continuous, orchestrated journey.  Over time following a path will lead…

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Gain Real-Time Insight with Brite’s Intel Center

To solve crimes. That’s every departments goal.   Utilizing the right tools can help expedite the crime solving process.  However, with the ever-growing technology industry, finding the right tools that meet a department’s needs can be challenging.  To help with the technology discovery process, Brite has assembled the latest technologies into our Intel Center.  We vetted and partnered with four…

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Infrastructure Move Supports Growing Company

GP Flooring Solutions Mitigates IT Downtime During Office Move with Proactive Planning An office is more than just a building. It provides space to create culture, build camaraderie, encourage collaboration and ultimately conduct business operations. As a company grows, it often finds the need to move facilities, triggering an onslaught of logistical challenges. While the…

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Maximizing Your Security Investments

by Trevor Smith, EVP at Brite Global information security spending continues to grow by double digits year over year and is expected to reach $124b in 2019.  The combination of the digital transformation, emerging threats and new regulations are forcing organizations to focus on improving security practices.  As a result, a portion of that spend has been…

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