This Month in Cyber Security October Preview (2:39)

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. October was Cyber Security Awareness Month and, as usual, [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:01:03+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Security Solutions|0 Comments

Cryptojacking: Concealed Crypto-Mining Could be Costly

The only thing consistent about the tactics hackers use is that they always change. Ransomware was the main emerging threat to businesses over the past two years, but it is already starting to decline. Ransomware volume dropped in the first 3 months in 2018. Knowing that the cybersecurity space is growing exponentially, this signals that [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:04:01+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cryptojacking: Concealed Crypto-Mining Could be Costly

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

The Business of Hacking your Business

Whether its ransomware, credential compromise, distributed denial of service, or phishing: hacking your business has itself turned into a business. There are entire organizations dedicated to targeting networks and infrastructure. Because of the nature of the economy, there is always someone who benefits from a disruption. Government, businesses, and schools are all potential targets. No [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:04:59+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on The Business of Hacking your Business

Azure Backup and the Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware is still the most common cyber threat for organizations: thousands of ransomware attacks occur every day. In 2017, Malwarebytes saw an increase of 90% in ransomware detected in businesses. From the city of Atlanta’s operations being crippled by SamSam ransomware, to Boeing’s systems being hit by WannaCry, no one is safe from cyberattack. Even [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:06:57+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Azure Backup and the Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Cyber Security Threats to Watch For

We are mid-year and cyber security threats are still growing and evolving at a rapid speed. Software and hardware vendors are trying to keep up with the demands in the cyber landscape. The cyber security world is always evolving – the good guys develop new techniques to block the bad guys, the bad guys try [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:11:54+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cyber Security Threats to Watch For

Microsoft 365 and Peters & Associates: Secure Cloud Productivity, the Experts to Make it Real

1+1+1=3: There are no gimmicks here - Peters & Associates delivers secure productivity with Microsoft 365 (formerly “Secure Productive Enterprise”). 1  Microsoft produces excellent security products using $10 Billion in annual Research & Development with over $2 Billion funneled directly to security efforts. +1   Peters & Associates is a gold-certified and industry-recognized leader in delivery of these [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:12:21+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Microsoft 365 and Peters & Associates: Secure Cloud Productivity, the Experts to Make it Real

Reduce Ransomware by 70%

How can you accomplish this? It’s simple - Security Awareness training. Your employees are your frontline of defense against virtually all ransomware and malware. Effective Security Awareness training can reduce malicious activities by 70%.[i] It is just like teaching your employees a new job function - it’s a process. As employees learn, they will begin [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:12:48+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Reduce Ransomware by 70%

This Month in Cyber Security: What are the New Risks, How Do They Impact You, and How Can You Protect Yourself?

New cyber threats emerge on a weekly basis, but are all of them relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team will host 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. Register for this event If you encounter [...]

By | 2017-06-05T09:21:30+00:00 June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Do You Know Your Security Risks?

A Reality Check for Business Decision-Makers, including Executives, Directors, and Owners Who identifies technology threats for your organization? What security framework have you implemented to reduce risk? Where are you the most vulnerable? When disaster strikes will you be prepared? Why could you be a target? How will you recover? Learn from our panel of experts in cybersecurity, [...]

By | 2017-06-05T09:22:31+00:00 June 15th, 2017|0 Comments