This Month in Cyber Security: August 2020 (2:08)

by | Aug 25, 2020 | Security

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.


An organization that is known to set standards for information security training known as SANS was hit with a phishing attack this month. This form of attack is pretty common, these fishy emails are an issue because they grant hackers access to usernames, passwords, and other personal information. Find out how susceptible your organization is to a phishing attack with our free test here!


A Chicago based Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management, subject to a ransomware attack this month. The reason why ransomware attacks are so dangerous is because they are designed to break into a network and lock up files. Once the files are locked up the hacker holds them for ransom. If you’re interested in learning more about ransomware attacks, download our guide here.

If you have questions about how you can better protect your network, give us a call at 630.832.0075 or send an email to to get started! Peters & Associates engineers are dedicated to securing your network; with 24/7 monitoring and support, our Managed Services and PULSE Alarm will never leave you guessing.

Check out the slide deck here.

Watch the full recording below: