Category: Security

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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Securing a Network: Gain Control of Network Traffic

We’ve said it a million times, everyone has said it a million times – threats are evolving, networks are becoming more dynamic and traditional security approaches are no longer enough.  These days, the combination of the influx of connected devices and changes to networks, creates the necessity of having full visibility and the ability to take…

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Securing a Network: Forescout’s Core Capabilities

A problem that plagues organization’s capability to achieve complete endpoint protection is the inability to identify every device connected to the network.  In other words, organizations struggle to achieve full visibility.  To help solve that problem, Forescout Technologies revolutionized device visibility with a proven process attained through agentless visibility.     As discussed in this post, device visibility is essential to…

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Securing a Network: Agentless Visibility

In order to successfully secure a network, it requires multiple, simultaneous steps ranging from endpoint protection to managing a SIEM.  However, the simple fact is that a network cannot be fully secure if there are unknown connected devices or applications.  Therefore, gaining full visibility of the threat landscape is a critical component in combating the ever-evolving threat landscape.  …

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What your IT team can be doing instead of managing your SIEM

Having a lot on your to-do list isn’t always a bad thing. Except for when one task takes up all your time – like managing your company’s SIEM.  A SIEM is critical to the security of a company, but the practically of managing one isn’t ideal.  Managing a SIEM strains both human and financial resources, and often…

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Managing a SIEM vs. A Managed SIEM

IT departments clearly have its hands full with daily tasks spanning from managing computer systems, maintaining the network infrastructure, troubleshooting issues, managing SIEM to hardware and software maintenance, both network and device protection and much more.  With rapidly growing digital footprints and infrastructures, IT departments’ responsibilities won’t be slowing down any time soon.   In correlation with…

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