Category: Security

BTS: The BriteStar Onboarding Process

After making the decision to hire a managed service provider, there’s a feeling of blissful peace.  You and your team no longer have to stress over all the IT. You now have a whole dedicated team that has your back.  The only concern? Transitioning responsibilities and onboarding with an outside team.  It’s understandable. Making the investment into…

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8 Tips for Securing Remote Workers: SMB Edition

SMB is often synonymous with agile, multi-discipline workforce.  To get the job done, employees find themselves in different locations; in the office, with customers, at home and everywhere in-between.  No matter the size of the organization, workers need secure access to critical company information.   The challenge facing many SMB organizations is “How do we secure a mobile…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Today, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day by getting to know one of Brite’s very own #WomenInTech! We’re excited to introduce you to one of our NOC specialists, Jess.  She’s been part of the Brite team for four years and outlined her current tech role as a Network Administrator!   First off, what is a NOC?  NOC stands…

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Data Privacy Day: 2020

While Data Privacy Day is today (January 28th), there’s been no shortage of privacy talk lately. Data privacy conversations ignited after the culmination the significant data breaches of the 2010’s – Target, Marriott, Equifax – in combination with large corporations, like Facebook, Google and Apple’s questionable handling of consumer data.  In response, governments passed regulations holding…

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New York SHIELD Act: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday, we teamed up with RDG+ Partners and Harter Secrest and Emery LLP to explore how business will be affected by the New York SHIELD Act.  In case you couldn’t make it, or want the highlights, here’s a recap and the biggest takeaways.  Rundown of the New York SHIELD Act.  First, let’s understand the SHIELD Act.  It stands for ‘Stop…

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3 Tips to Know Before You Sign With a Third-Party

There’s an abundance of software and products available to, in theory, create efficient business operations.  It could be an email program for communications, an HVAC system or even a new vending machine to keep workers from being hangry.  Regardless, each requires a sales process to buy.  During those sales conversations it’s easy to have rose-colored glasses on and…

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