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 |2018-12-18T12:11:54-05:00August 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 |2018-12-18T12:12:21-05:00July 26th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Microsoft 365 and Peters & Associates: Secure Cloud Productivity, the Experts to Make it Real

Cyber security, it’s the culture . . .

WannaCry?  Understandable, it’s a scary – and forewarned of – development in cyber attack tactics and capabilities.  However, one often understated aspect of the WannaCry attack concerns the tactic that ended up effectively stopping it dead in its tracks and the elements that lead to the use of this tactic. What secret weapon was [...]

By |2019-04-23T10:40:57-05:00June 14th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cyber security, it’s the culture . . .

Guardians of Your Galaxy Recap

Last week, we hosted a private screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The movie and the presentations didn’t disappoint. If you were unable to join us, here’s what you missed: The Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 picked up where the first installment of the series left off. Our band of unlikely [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:14:22-05:00May 15th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Guardians of Your Galaxy Recap

Have you checked out our Defending Your Data eBook?

Peters & Associates' Vice President of Business Strategy describes some of his key takeaways from our new eBook - "Defending your Data: Practical Security for Today's Business." This eBook explains how to design a data-centric security strategy that prioritizes your most important data. Here's what Bruce had to say: [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:14:32-05:00May 5th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Have you checked out our Defending Your Data eBook?

Don’t Click That! Oops, too late.

All organizations have email.  Most organizations have heard of ransomware and zero-day malware. Did you know that 59% of the time, ransomware comes in via email?* Why did my organization let it in? What should I know? As our Ransomware Guide explains in detail, there are many people, process, and technology improvements that can [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:15:16-05:00May 3rd, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Don’t Click That! Oops, too late.

Manufacturing Meets Security

In April of 2015, NIST published the first public draft of something called SP800-171 which describes requirements for protecting controlled unclassified information on nonfederal information systems and organizations.  The government also published a regulation (DFARS 252.204-7012) that states that any entity that collects, develops, receives, transmits, uses, or stores defense information in support of [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:34:54-05:00April 26th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Manufacturing Meets Security

Can You Make the PIPA Compliance Cut?

The traditional business way of looking at information and cyber security has been focused on a data or record cost basis.  Makes sense after all - algorithmic connections between revenue, liability, and data are fairly easily created and central to the processes of many organizations.  Likewise, business processes are often built around information and data [...]

By |2019-04-23T10:50:34-05:00April 19th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Can You Make the PIPA Compliance Cut?

Office 365 & Deep Dish Pizza – Saving your Organization from a Food Coma

How could something so delicious cause Office 365 productivity, security and legal issues?  Many organizations are unwittingly under attack from poor lunch choices (tasty, but not necessarily good for productivity). Office 365 can't help you make smarter food selections, but it does have some features that can actually protect your organization from the effects of a [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:57:29-05:00April 17th, 2017|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365 & Deep Dish Pizza – Saving your Organization from a Food Coma

Ransomware – Is there a Silver Bullet?

It seems like a week doesn’t go by that a client asks me what they need to do to stop ransomware.  I’ve even had one person ask if there is a silver bullet – 1 thing that their organization can do to protect themselves from any possible ransomware infections. Considering the devastating effects that ransomware [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:34:45-05:00March 27th, 2017|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Ransomware – Is there a Silver Bullet?