Category: Security

Small Business. Big IT Problems.

BriteStar Protects Small Business from Cyber Attacks  Large companies are not the only ones susceptible to cyberattacks.  The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report reveals that 58% of all data breach victims are small businesses.  Many of these attacks happen by chance due to the increasing popularity in the “spray-and-pray” attack method.  Since these attacks are random, any business that is not sufficiently…

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Are you in love with your managed service provider?

5 signs it’s not the one Falling head over heels for your managed service provider isn’t something you probably ever dreamed of as a child but if you don’t get butterflies thinking about your MSP and what it does for your organization, then it’s probably not the one.  Just because it may get the job done,…

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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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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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