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ITP Newsletter: January

In Case You Missed It

Intel’s Meltdown & Spectre: Intel released last week that a major security flaw affects nearly every Intel CPU manufactured within the last 20 years. This vulnerability potentially allows an attacker to access data stored in memory, like data, passwords and other personal information. The good news is that there are currently no known active viruses exploiting this vulnerability.

Our team will communicate with clients as soon as each affected software vendor completes their remediation and provide a bulletin with an order to install patches using their normal automated tools.

HP Battery Recall & Replacement: HP has announced a worldwide voluntary safety recall and replacement program for certain notebook computer and mobile workstation batteries. Identified models of HP batteries have the potential to overheat and pose a fire or burn hazard to users.

Through this recall and replacement program, HP will provide a replacement battery for each affected battery at no cost. Click here to see if your device is affected and to process your replacement request.

If you have any questions about these issues,
please do not hesitate to reach our support or sales teams.

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Start 2018 Securely

The end of 2017 brought some unique security vulnerabilities to light.School districts in Wisconsin were on high alert after a targeted attack in December put an entire district’s technology out of commission for several days. Dubbed ‘Old School Thursday’ the day without technology was embraced with some humor, but the reality was that the school district had been totally debilitated by a single virus.

Take a proactive stance on security for your business in 2018. A security assessment will put your existing environment under the microscope. From critical software patching to inbound email malware, where are you most vulnerable for an attack?

Learn more about the ITP Security Risk Assessment >>>

Upcoming Webinar!

Technology is rapidly changing the face of manufacturing. Yet adoption and execution of these tools can be challenging for those juggling the day to day IT operations within these organization.

Join ITP on Tuesday, January 30th for a live webinar session that dives deep into emerging tools that are boosting profitability and efficiency in the manufacturing industry.

Learn more and register >>>

New Year, Big News!

We ended the year with a bang! Here are a few of the exciting things that we cannot wait to share with you!

New Office Space: We’ve just completed an expansion of our Brookfield office! The new space provides us with room for our team to continue to grow and a brand new conference room for Microsoft Immersion sessions, client training and more!

New Team Members: We’ve added an entirely new position to our service team, the Client Service Engineer. These individuals provide on-site desktop support services, remote maintenance, and service desk support. Their knowledge and support will help us push through our support tickets faster! Consider them Service Desk with wheels!

New Website!Last but certainly not least, we launched a brand new website. Four focused industry verticals will help visitors navigate to content directly relevant to their business and technology needs. Check out a host of new resources: case studies, recorded trainings, and white papers are now available!  Take a look >>> 

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