Category: Brite’s Cyber Security Insights

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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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’s typically as a Network Access Control (NAC) solution.  But what is NAC? NAC is a security…

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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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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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The First Building Block of a Strong Cyber Security Plan

by Justin Smith – Brite, President and COO An effective cyber security plan is an intricate web of tools and systems working together.  From firewalls and endpoints to on premise technology and the cloud, the security footprint is expanding and when it comes to securing it you have to start somewhere.  The somewhere? Visibility. Why…

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Proactively Mitigating the Effect of Disaster

Even a fire can’t halt the pace of business for BriteStar customers A disaster of any kind can take down a business in minutes.  Before the digital age, physical damage to a business’s operations was the main concern.  Now, as companies have become more reliant on IT infrastructure, damage to digital assets or disrupting access to those…

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