Trent Peters

Umbrella Ranks on Channel Futures MSP 501 List

Umbrella Managed Systems, an MSP in Kansas City, is dedicated to managing our clients’ technology needs effectively and efficiently. Our leadership team has worked this past year to plan, build, and rally our team to improve our services offerings while further enhancing our cybersecurity features. As we continue to grow and improve year after year, …

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6 major cybersecurity breaches in 2021 (and what you can learn from them)

6 major cybersecurity breaches in 2021 (and what you can learn from them) It’s more than halfway through 2021 and the increase in cyber attacks throughout the pandemic shows no signs of slowing. To raise awareness of some of the latest threats, and the measures you can take to protect your business, we’ve rounded up …

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Top 10 IT terms to know for business leaders and managers

Technology is integral to every business, yet many business owners, executives, and managers are lost when confronted with IT jargon. That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 of the most important IT terms to know. Familiarize yourself with these so you can better understand common technical terms used in a workplace.  1. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Also …

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Returning to the office after COVID-19: What to expect

Umbrella is back in the workplace – here’s what we’ve learned so far. Returning to the office following COVID-19 elicits mixed emotions: joy, excitement, fear, anxiety, uncertainty. After well over a year of working remotely, it’s clear the road to full-capacity office work will be long – especially since the pandemic is far from over. …

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Your cybersecurity guide to working remotely this summer

The shift to remote work at the beginning of the pandemic took many businesses by surprise. Just 17% of employees were working remotely full time before covid, but this number has increased to 44% since the pandemic began. And they’ve gotten used to it: According to Owl Labs, 80% of people now expect to work …

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How does the recent LinkedIn breach impact your business?

On June 22, 2021, a hacker reportedly exposed the data of 700 million LinkedIn accounts, representing 92% of users. Luckily, there is no immediate reason to panic: Only publicly available information was breached, meaning private information, like user passwords, remains safe. Is this breach really a big deal? Yes. The breach made data from LinkedIn …

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How to sell the board on cybersecurity support (4 questions to prep for)

You feel a mixture of nervousness and excitement. You’re going to present a cybersecurity solution to your company’s board of directors. This is your chance. You have to convince them. You know it will be a challenge because cybersecurity’s benefits are typically intangible—there are no direct profits and success is only achieved when nothing happens. …

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How hiring a virtual CISO can make you an IT hero

You know your company’s security could be better. With cybersecurity attacks on businesses becoming more common, you fear your organization could be next—especially since your heavy workload leaves little time for security measures. There has to be a solution, one that could benefit your company and make you a hero in the eyes of the …

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The Global Chip Shortage’s Impact on You

A perfect storm of adverse events and increased demand has created a shortage among the world’s leading suppliers of semiconductor microchips. Every day, news sources feature articles talking about this chip shortage and how it’s hampering the production of everything from home appliances to PCs to autos. This shortage is also having an impact here …

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Warning: Billing scam targets healthcare providers

There is a scam affecting multiple states where the billing service TRPN Direct Pay sends a $15 check that appears to be a legitimate payment of some kind. However, this payment is actually a one-time “license fee” that, if cashed, signs the healthcare provider up for a billing scheme where they greatly discount their services …

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