Category: Security

The epidemic people aren’t talking about

Research estimates healthcare data breaches may cause as many as 2,100 deaths a year in the United States And within the last month… Mar. 20, 2019 – Zoll Medical: 277,319 patients personal information was exposed Mar. 4, 2019 – Rush System for Health: 45,000 patients personal data compromised Feb. 22, 2019 – UConn Health: more than 326,000 patients personal data compromised Feb.…

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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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