Improve Cybersecurity in Schools with a Managed Security Services Provider

Schools are appealing targets to cybercriminals. In fact, they have become such frequent victims of cyberattacks that the FBI issued a warning about cybersecurity specifically for schools late last year. The warning states that the “U.S. school systems’ rapid growth of education technologies (EdTech) and widespread collection of student data could have privacy and safety [...]

By |2019-10-29T12:57:59-06:00October 24th, 2019|Managed Services|0 Comments

Ransomware and Your Backups: Why Your School May Be At More Risk Than You Think

Ransomware is becoming a very real threat to schools and educational organizations as hackers look for new ways to get their hands on sensitive information, including financial and student data. When it comes to ransomware protection, cybersecurity experts repeatedly stress the need for backups. While those backups do provide the first line of protection, simply [...]

By |2019-10-31T08:44:55-06:00October 17th, 2019|Managed Services|0 Comments

Managing iPhone Security in Your BYOD Policy

Bring your own device (BYOD) policies are appealing for employees and businesses alike. Businesses don’t have to invest in phones and tablets for their employees that will become obsolete in a few years. Employees don’t have to juggle multiple devices to get through their workday and can choose the devices that they prefer to be optimally [...]

By |2019-10-21T09:08:48-06:00September 26th, 2019|Managed Services|0 Comments

Are Your Data Backup Methods Secure?

Since the beginning of 2019, data breaches are up by 54% over the same period in 2018. Bad actors will use any available means to access your organization’s data, including your backups. Backups are also essential to recovering from a security breach. If your organization’s data is compromised, quick restoration is vital for keeping your [...]

By |2019-09-30T10:32:38-06:00September 19th, 2019|Managed Services|0 Comments

Cloud by the Slice: Chef-Inspired Solutions Delivered

On July 19th, 2019 we invited our customers to join us for lunch at Giordano's in Oak Brook, IL. At our Cloud by the Slice event, we had the opportunity to speak to you about Azure, cloud migration, and how Peters can help you manage it all! This recap will capture the highlights from Peters' [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:53:09-06:00July 23rd, 2019|Managed Services|Comments Off on Cloud by the Slice: Chef-Inspired Solutions Delivered

Transition Your IT Department with a Strategic MSP

The IT industry is fast-moving, and companies must keep up with the latest developments to uphold security, keep clients happy and remain relevant in a competitive business landscape. The majority of this push comes from the IT department, and for small and growing businesses, finding and maintaining a stellar IT team can be a heavy [...]

By |2019-08-05T10:38:01-06:00July 18th, 2019|Managed Services|Comments Off on Transition Your IT Department with a Strategic MSP

3 Things to Consider When Choosing an IT Provider

With digital transformation driving rapid IT expansion within companies, many businesses are turning to IT providers to manage their department’s growing demands. IT providers offer many advantages in the workplace, including boosting productivity, increasing security and reducing costs. However, IT service providers differ widely, and companies should consider the following three factors when shopping for [...]

By |2019-08-07T10:45:54-06:00July 11th, 2019|IT Provider, Managed Services|Comments Off on 3 Things to Consider When Choosing an IT Provider

5 Ways Managed Security Services Keep Your Business Protected

A managed security service provider specializes in keeping your business safe and secure from cyber threats in the workplace. Data protection is essential in today's work environment, as a data breach can lead to significant costs and damage the reputation of any company. An IT managed security services provider will always keep your information safe [...]

By |2019-07-23T09:33:04-06:00July 4th, 2019|Managed Services|Comments Off on 5 Ways Managed Security Services Keep Your Business Protected

Nothing But Net: The Brain (AI), The Brawn (Nimble), The 6th Man (Peters)

On June 18th, 2019 we invited our customers to join us for lunch at Michael Jordan's Restaurant in Oak Brook, IL. At this event we had the opportunity to speak to you about the latest Nimble flash storage enhancements, and how HPE & Peters are helping organizations leverage InfoSight technology to simplify management and improve [...]

By |2019-06-25T08:59:36-06:00June 18th, 2019|Managed Services|Comments Off on Nothing But Net: The Brain (AI), The Brawn (Nimble), The 6th Man (Peters)

Ransomware Defense for Small Businesses – Are You Prepared?

Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that locks down your files by encrypting or scrambling the information. This information can be unlocked with a key, and that key is sold to the victim as the ransom payment. However, there is no guarantee that you’ll get the key or unlock your files after paying. [...]

By |2019-06-04T18:24:58-06:00May 30th, 2019|Managed Services, Security Solutions|Comments Off on Ransomware Defense for Small Businesses – Are You Prepared?