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Phishing Emails Are Getting Smarter – Are You?

We’re all aware of the threat of phishing attacks. It’s sometimes assumed that technical minded people are invincible to phishing attacks, but even the most savvy can be duped. The latest phishing attack making headlines has a 90% success rate. You may be familiar with the standard phishing language below, but what about non-traditional methods? Standard Phishing Language: …

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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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5 tips to protect your information and passwords

In today’s digital world, virtually everything uses a password. We use them to get into our phones and computers, to access our bank and social media accounts. Essentially, we put in a password for every account that requires a username.  But why? To secure and protect our data. Passwords help to authenticate who we are. …

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In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next

In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next Police Officers are constantly adapting their equipment to their environment and daily demands. The concept of the cruiser being a mobile office was developed by those who worked long shifts and thought: “What could be added to this car to make my job easier? …

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Relationships are everything in security

Executives for the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball history, are under investigation by the F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors. The front-office personnel are accused of hacking into an internal network of the Houston Astros to steal information. The accused hacking illustrates several pain points that enterprises across …

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Breach Breakdown: Apollo

What Happened: Apollo Apollo is a sales engagement startup that helps salespeople connect with prospective customers.  This startup is the latest company who failed to properly protect their data. As a result, attackers were able to access the company contact database that is used to match sellers with potential buyers.  The prospect database contains 200 …

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