About Adam Gassensmith

Adam Gassensmith is an Account Manager and Strategy Advisor with Peters & Associates. For the past 5 years he has been serving as a Microsoft-credentialed P-Seller - someone that is tasked with knowing the ins-and-outs of Microsoft solutions and how they apply in the real world. While he wears many hats, Adam's main goal is to understand the problems his clients face and find the solutions that solve those problems. Adam holds a bachelor degrees in Management & Organizations and Marketing from the University of Iowa.

This Month in Cyber Security : March 2019 (2:10)

 New cyber threats emerge on a weekly basis, but are all of them relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team hosts a 30-minute webinar to discuss the latest threats and breakdown their applicability to small and medium-sized organizations, and cost-effective steps to mitigate risk. Xfinity Mobile implemented a flawed security protocol, Citrix [...]

By |2019-03-29T14:17:06-05:00March 27th, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

Microsoft 365 Recap (2:30)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVTl9IggIP0&t=4s We like to think of Microsoft 365 (M365) as a suite of suites including Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), and Windows 10. This technology bundle unlocks the popular productivity of Office 365 with Office, Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, Groups, Planner, SharePoint Online and much, much more.  Combine this with the management and [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:31:54-05:00February 21st, 2019|Advisory Services|0 Comments

Today’s Data Center: Modern Infrastructure for the Modern Worker Event Recap

On Tuesday, December 4th, Peters & Associates partnered with HPE to share our ideas on the role of the data center in the modern workplace. We had a packed house at Ditka’s; thanks to everyone that came out. If you weren’t able to join us, we’re sorry we missed you, read on to catch up [...]

By |2018-12-20T11:23:42-05:00December 7th, 2018|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Today’s Data Center: Modern Infrastructure for the Modern Worker Event Recap

Parachute Testing

I’ve never been skydiving. Most of what I know about skydiving comes from a made-for-TV-movie starring Dennis Rodman called “Cutaway.” (This is not an endorsement of the film. Whatever the opposite of an endorsement is, it’s that.) Here’s what I do know about skydiving: you jump out of a plane at an incredible height, placing [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:09:16-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Parachute Testing

Halloween Candy! – and some advice for selecting a technology partner

Editor’s Note: This blog post has a clear bias towards the author’s preference for the delicious blend of salty, creamy peanut butter and sweet milk chocolate. The author’s words are his own and do not represent the position of the company. As an organization, Peters & Associates respects and appreciates every individual’s candy preference (except [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:25:37-05:00October 30th, 2017|Managed Services|Comments Off on Halloween Candy! – and some advice for selecting a technology partner

An Ode to Equifax

There once was a business called Equifax A company that stored all of our facts. Perimeter breached, our data released American’s exposure increased. Beneath all the risk, what good could exist? A lesson for each business to subsist.   Terrified by their breach discovery, Dumbfounded, grasping for recovery, Equifax stayed quiet, delaying riot, Before finally [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:10:18-05:00October 16th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on An Ode to Equifax

Are your employees click-happy?

In an earlier article, I wrote about security in an age of constant connection. I wrote about how cyber criminals don’t necessarily need to target you for your business name; they’re simply targeting anyone that has a vulnerability. Today, I’m going to write about a different type of vulnerability – you (or your employees). The [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:10:47-05:00September 29th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Are your employees click-happy?

Office 365 Organizations: Think Twice Before You Upgrade to iOS 11

Update: On Tuesday, September 26th Apple released an update that corrects this issue - iOS 11.0.1. If you are experiencing this problem, simply update your device to restore compatibility. You can find more details on Apple's support page. Yesterday, September 19th, Apple introduced the latest version of their mobile operating system – iOS 11. As [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:54:04-05:00September 20th, 2017|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365 Organizations: Think Twice Before You Upgrade to iOS 11

Are You Maximizing Your Cyber Security Investments?

Last month, I was having a conversation with one of my customers about his security strategy. Like most organizations, this has been top-of-mind for him for a while. Designing a security strategy for our modern information technology environment can be complex. At one point, feeling a little hopeless at the job before us, he echoed [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:12:10-05:00July 28th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Are You Maximizing Your Cyber Security Investments?