Entries by Umbrella Managed Systems

The Beast of Microsoft: Windows 10 Upgrades

By Sam Orlando, Systems Engineer | Team Lead at Umbrella Managed Systems The Beast of Microsoft: Windows 10 Updates There was a time when managing Windows updates was simply a matter of configuring Group Policy to change settings on every workstation centrally. Patch management remained behind the scenes – an easily tamed beast – a […]

Apple Watch Series 4: Proof Healthcare and Technology Continue to Collide

By Christopher Draven, Customer Experience at Umbrella Managed Systems The Apple Watch Series 4 was recently announced at an Apple Special Event earlier this week. Heralded as a “fundamentally redesigned and re-engineered” product, the updated device includes several features that push the Apple Watch further into the healthcare landscape. Emergency SOS Emergency SOS allows for […]

Beware Sextortion Scams Using Hacked Passwords

Recently, Krebs On Security released a story about a new sextortion scam that is hard to ignore. Why? Because the person trying to extort the recipient mentions previously hacked passwords as validation that the threat is real. What is Sextortion? In this case, a hacker has a list of hacked passwords and email addresses. They […]

PPA Office Tour Part 2- We really are in Kansas Dorothy!

Guest post by Nicholas Stebbins, System Administrator and Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator at Umbrella Managed Systems Pediatric Professional Association, has been an Umbrella client since September 2014. Janet Schaaf, RN, BSN, is the Practice Administrator.  A few months ago, Pediatric Professional Association was highlighted in our Client Spotlight during an office remodel. The remodel is complete, and […]

Client Spotlight: Pediatric Professional Association

By Curtis Bagnall, Solution Engineer and Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator at Umbrella Managed Systems Pediatric Professional Association, has been an Umbrella client since September 2014. Janet Schaaf, RN, BSN, is the Practice Administrator. A couple of years ago, Curtis Bagnall was sent to PPA, for a technical situation. As he approached the building, he began […]

Happy Valentine’s Week from Umbrella!

Happy Valentine’s Week! It’s that time of year again… time to appreciate the relationships that mean the most to you. Traditional gifts include flowers, chocolate, cards, and more. And it’s always great to take your special someone to a nice meal at one of the many great restaurants in downtown Kansas City. Our clients are […]