Category: Security

AI and Cybersecurity: The Battle Between Good and Evil

From Siri and Watson to self-driving cars – artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming part of our everyday life. Machine learning, one type of AI, allows the automation of processes and human-like decision making. The substitute of human effort for AI has certainly found its place in cybersecurity.   The Good AI is being applied in…

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Hurricane Florence: Tips to Prepare Your Business

Today’s blog is brought to you by our partner Datto.   Republished from Datto’s Blog Originally published on September 10, 2018 By Chris Brunau Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall as a Category 4 storm. Florence is capable of catastrophic damage with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour. The storm is expected to make landfall…

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Three Networks Every Company Needs

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.   Network access control, or NAC, allows you to pre-determine a set of parameters and policies that either allow or deny a device access.…

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3 ways to create a cybersecurity culture

The average cost of a data breach is 3.62 million globally.   Non-malicious employee error is typically the cause of a data breach. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter what IT security system an organization has in place if employees aren’t educated on the importance of cybersecurity.   Establishing a cybersecurity culture requires everyone to have an equal part in cybersecurity, which is essential in protecting the organization. To create or strengthen your cybersecurity culture, use these three tips.  1.…

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Data Breaches: Why Don’t We Care?

In 2017, there were 1,579 data breaches with close to 179 million records exposed. It seems that not a week goes by where we don’t hear about another data breach. Just this month, Sears, Kmart, Delta, Best Buy, and Panera Bread have announced that they had been impacted  by a breach that potentially exposed hundreds of thousands of credit-card information.   Personal financial information…

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HomeHack: How Hackers Could Have Taken Control of LG’s IoT Home Appliances

During the holiday season people are rushing around scooping up the latest tech gadgets for loved ones (or occasionally themselves).  The focus on is on seeing a person’s face light up when they unwrap that perfect gift.  No one is thinking of the possible personal or corporate vulnerability it may cause. Keep that in mind…

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The DFS Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 Marathon

Today’s blog is brought to you by Trevor Smith, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Brite.  Trevor has 20 years of technology experience and a passion for problem solving with cutting edge technologies.   Monday, August 28th, marked the first deadline in the New York Department of Finance Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500. There have…

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