A short form podcast hosted by BECA, The IT Brain Power Company covering business tech topics. Our goal is to help those outside the IT space gain a better understanding of the technology that your companies run on. | Video versions of the podcast can be found on our Youtube Page https://www.youtube.com/user/BECABrainPower
What is a SIEM and what can it do for you?
Today the guys are talking about SIEM. Not the life simulation game, but another IT Acronym! Security Information and Event Management tools analyze and review information from many different sources for unusual or unauthorized activity in your network and on your end-points. Tune in to learn a little more about how this works and why you should consider a SIEM for your business!
HIPPA and CMMC and FISMA, Compliance Oh My!
This week will be a standout performance for your IT Bingo card! Blake and James are jumping into the world of compliance. Almost all industries now deal with some form of regulation and they all seemingly touch IT. Tune in and see how you can keep your lions, tigers, and bears in line and keep your company safe from the flying monkeys!
Cybersecurity Insurance - Too many questions and not enough answers!
We're back! James and Blake are back at it, and our next episode needs to be on how not to lose the flash-drive with all your episodes on it!
Today the guys are breaking down the process of cybersecurity insurance vetting and application. These application forms tend to come with a lot of questions that most outside of IT or business process management cant answer. James and Blake have been answering at least 2 of these forms a month for the last few years. Tune in and see how they can help you get that form filled out and off your to-do list!
What is QOS, and why do you care?
This week Blake and James dive into the wonderful word of QOS. Tune in to learn how these magic internet packet modifiers can prevent you from starring in the next AT&T commercial when your video happy hour turns into an HR nightmare!
QOS was a staple of the well-groomed enterprise network, then everyone went home. The guys take a look at how this has impacted your day to day work, and how companies are trying to mitigate the damage!
The Hybrid Workforce Meets the Real World
In this episode of Brain Bytes Blake and James compare the new "New Normal" to the work from home "New Normal" of 2020. The Hybrid workforce is in full swing and it has come with its unique list of pros and cons. Today the guys dive into some of the IT centric items on that list. Tune in and see what working from the office, home, Starbucks, and the car at Daycare pickup has done to transform IT and the efforts to keep everyone safe and secure!
Scratching the Surface on Network Switches
We’re back!! Blake and James are back in action and today they are talking about network switches. Tune in to learn a little bit more a bout the basics of what separates a $60 switch from a $600 switch.
2022 Brain Bytes is now more accessible than ever. Each episode now has a professionally produced transcript!
Happy New Year and lets get techy in 2022!
MAN - It’s good to be back.