Category: Security

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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6 Security Projects for 2020

The digital and cybersecurity space saw unprecedented evolution in the last decade, in terms of both technological and security developments and cyber incidents.  We saw innovative technology change lives while hackers stole record-breaking amounts of data.  As changes keep coming, we want to highlight how you can take back security starting in 2020 with these projects.  1.…

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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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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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