Cryptojacking the Internet-of-Things

Cryptojacking has been a security problem for businesses for some time now. You probably know that unprotected internet-of-things (IoT) devices also pose a problem for organizations. But, the newest security challenge facing businesses: Cryptojacking malware that leverages unprotected IoT devices. Cryptojacking is an infiltration tactic used by hackers with an expertise in cryptomining. It involves [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:01:39+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cryptojacking the Internet-of-Things

3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft held its annual product showcase for its partners from June 15-19, in Las Vegas. Inspire 2018 presented the overall strategic direction of Microsoft and how partners can best serve their clients with Microsoft products over the next year. I wanted to highlight 3 areas where Microsoft and their CEO made news. 1.  AI, IoT, and [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:11:29+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

BI QuickStart

Making good decisions is vital to stay competitive in today’s business environment. Businesses are surrounded by devices collecting data, but how can you translate this data into actionable decisions? You must know what questions to ask of the information and what metrics can answer those questions effectively. That’s where Peters & Associates comes in: with [...]

By | 2018-07-26T15:54:30+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on BI QuickStart

Cybersecurity Forum Breakdown

Recently, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce held a Cybersecurity Forum to help keep its members updated on how to protect themselves and their organizations. After a comprehensive presentation covering the cyberthreats to businesses by an FBI special agent, our own Rachael Narel moderated a panel about cybersecurity with local industry leaders. Many of [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:05:09+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cybersecurity Forum Breakdown

Overcoming Business Challenges of IoT with Microsoft Solutions

The meaning of "Internet-of-Things" (IoT) can be nebulous. The term came into the lexicon around the same time that your fridges and watches started to connect to the web. It loosely refers to the physical devices with sensors that connect to the internet, to other devices, and to users. These devices must collect and communicate [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:56:28+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Overcoming Business Challenges of IoT with Microsoft Solutions

Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Through our blogs and recent events, we have been engaging in the conversation of how the Internet of Things (IoT) can transform your business and enable you to capitalize on new opportunities by harnessing the data of connected "things." However, this also brings about security concerns including secure management of IoT devices, as well as [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:00:56+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Transform your organization with the Internet of Things (IoT) Recap

Last week, Peters & Associates teamed up with Mesh Systems to deliver a thought-provoking presentation on the reality and availability of business-driven IoT applications. Rachael Narel, from Peters & Associates, started off the day by giving us an overview of the Azure IoT suite and Power BI. After a break for lunch and networking, John [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:01:04+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Transform your organization with the Internet of Things (IoT) Recap

Internet of Things (IoT) Simplified

The Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to become a growing conversational topic in both business and socially.  It has the potential to impact not only how we live but also how we work.  Similar to the advent of "cloud computing," however, for many people it seems futuristic and complicated.  It doesn’t have to be!  [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:01:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Internet of Things (IoT) Simplified