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How to Decide on Your Remote Workplace Strategy

Now that businesses are opening back up, many have found that letting their employees work from home wasn’t a bad thing. Some employees can be even more productive at home than they are in the office. There are other employees that are exactly the opposite though. Going forward, business owners are looking at their remote

How to Improve Productivity in Your Remote Employees

With more employees working from home than ever before, productivity is a hot topic among executives and managers. Without being able to see your employees on a daily basis, it can be difficult to tell if they are being productive. Conversely for employees, it can also be difficult to stay on task when there are

The Increasing Importance of Multi-Factor Authentication

It wasn’t too long ago that we just trying to get employees to buy into utilizing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Now that so many people are working remotely, and data breaches are becoming more regular, enabling MFA on ALL of your accounts is more important than ever before. MFA means that to access your account with

What is Spear Phishing and How Do I Prevent It?

With more people spotting phishing attacks from a mile away, attackers are turning more towards spear phishing. These targeted attacks have proven extremely successful and are often overlooked until it is too late. What is Spear Phishing? Much like a standard phishing attack, a spear phishing attack uses social media and other research tools to

How Your Business Supply Chain Can Affect Your Network Security

Often you will hear about the supply chain as it relates to grocery stores or restaurants, but the supply chain actually has a very real impact on all businesses network security. Essentially, your supply chain involves the software you install, the companies you choose to work with, and the hardware you purchase. Who is in

How Important is Communication Archiving in Today’s Compliance Requirements?

Communication through new media is increasingly cited in lawsuits. In a recent survey, 52% of attorneys said they expect an increase in lawsuits related to social media. What exactly does that mean though and how can you ensure that the communication you and your employees participate will be compliant with the local laws and regulations?

Your Complete Compliance Checklist

Currently, 55% of the world’s population is covered under some kind of privacy regulations. According to Gartner, by 2023 that will increase to 65% of the world’s population. I imagine over the years that number will continue to increase. In some ways, true privacy has been declining over the years, and in other ways, there

The Great Compliance Burden [Infographic]

When you own a business, keeping up with compliance laws can keep you up at night. These regulations can be complicated, and constantly changing. With the latest privacy laws coming out of Europe and California, business owners might even need to implement technology that can help them remain compliant with the regulations. We partnered with

Is There Digital Trust in Your Company?

It seems like every day there is a new company in the news dealing with a security breach. From Target to Equifax customers feel like companies are just giving away their data. When these security breaches happen, there is a siginficant amount of digital trust the company loses. No one wants to do business with

Network Security Tips for a Distributed Workplace

These days you can’t go more than 20 minutes without hearing words like “unprecedented”. While it may sound redundant at this point, these truly are unprecedented times. Never before has so many companies been faced with the daunting task of having most, or even their entire workforce work from home. It seemed almost overnight that

briteCITY Hosts Security Training Events

As an MSP in Orange County, briteCITY is extremely concerned about the network security of small businesses. Many small business owners have no idea how vulnerable they are to a cybersecurity attack. Since the weakest link in a company’s network security is actually their own employees, business owners need to step up the security training

Preparing Your Business for Working From Home

The Coronavirus has led to the cancelation of many events, and even more just in this last week. Many states are even encouraging companies to allow their employees to work from home, to help alleviate the rapid spread of the virus. As your company prepares to work in a distributed environment, you might have a

briteCITY Announces Acquisition of ANiMODUS

ORANGE, CA, January 29, 2020 – briteCITY, an Orange County, CA-based managed services provider, is excited to announce the acquisition of ANiMODUS, of Irvine, California. Over the last several years, briteCITY has acquired 4 local managed services providers. This recent acquisition is one part of briteCITY’s current growth strategy. Chad Gniffke, CEO of briteCITY and

3 Ways Malware Gets Into Your Network

Small business owners often think their company is immune to attack because their business is too small for attackers to bother with. Find out why that doesn’t matter and how you can protect your network.

What is Making Your Internet Slow?

As more line of business apps move to the cloud, this can cause some serious problems for a company. Slow internet can even affect employee productivity. Learn what could be causing the slowdown at your company.

How Much Do You Trust Your Employees?

What should you be monitoring for your employees, and what might you want to let go?

Resolving Basic Printing Issues

Printing problems can be a huge pain, and generally can be pretty simple to fix on your own! Find out how.

Why You Should Consider Moving Your Line of Business App to the Cloud

There are many benefits to moving your LOB app to the cloud, check out what they are and if you should consider the transition too.

What You Should Talk To Your IT Provider First About

As your IT service provider, it is helpful if we are involved with or at least informed about some of the decisions you make as a company. Some of these items may not seem IT related to you, but they can definitely complicate the network. Without prior knowledge of these events, it could even make

Why Your Business Needs a Guest WiFi Network

Are your employees connecting their personal devices to your company WiFi? Here is why that could be a big mistake!