Pearl Technology Blog

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Data Center

Posted on 8/13/2020 by Pearl Technology in Data centers

Do your research.

Picking the right data center for your business is an important decision. When you put your data in the hands of another company, you're putting your trust in them as well.

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8 Benefits of Colocation Data Centers for Your Business

Posted on 7/1/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity Data centers Cyb

Put your data in expert hands.

In recent years, IT professionals have seen more and more companies switching their data management solutions to colocation data centers.

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6 Best Antivirus Apps for Mobile Devices

Posted on 6/4/2020 by Pearl Technology in Antivirus Mobile security

Safety for your devices.

When you're using your tablet or smartphone, how often does the thought of cybersecurity cross your mind?

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Beware Coronavirus Scams

Posted on 5/1/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity Coronavirus

Put nothing beneath scammers.

The novel coronavirus—or COVID-19—pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic disruption at a global level.

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Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely

Posted on 3/23/2020 by Pearl Technology

Stay safe outside your office.

Employees working remotely is trending upward in recent years with employers becoming more open to the concept.

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Why You Should Hire a White Hat Hacker

Posted on 3/2/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Put your network to the test.

Sometimes when people think of hackers, their minds can go to sinister—and sometimes ridiculously cheesy—places.

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Pearl Technology Holding Ribbon Cuttings to Celebrate Alliance

Posted on 2/19/2020 by Pearl Technology in News

PEORIA HEIGHTS — Pearl Technology will hold ribbon cuttings with CIAN and A5 to celebrate their alliance on Feb. 26 (Bloomington) and Feb. 27 (Peoria Heights).

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How to Spot a Fake Facebook Profile

Posted on 2/3/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity phishing

Unmask imposters.

How many times have you been on Facebook and gotten a friend request that just didn't seem quite right? Maybe you didn't recognize the name, or didn't recognize any of the people this user was friends with.

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Pearl Technology Joins Alliance with Two Companies

Posted on 1/9/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity News

Alliance combines IT expertise for added security and connectivity.

PEORIA HEIGHTS, Ill. — Pearl Technology has recently joined forces with CIAN and A5 to offer businesses even greater security and connectivity in computer-based information systems.

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What Are Managed Services?

Posted on 1/2/2020 by Pearl Technology in Managed services

Seamless solutions.

To know someone will always have your back when things go wrong is a comforting thought. When your life goes to pieces, it's nice knowing someone will be there to help you put everything back together.

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5 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Posted on 12/4/2019 by Pearl Technology

Safely navigating the digital marketplace.

In recent years, online shopping has become a multi-trillion dollar industry, and it's easy to see why. Who doesn't love shopping in the comfort of one's own home away from the stress of crowds? In 2018, global ecommerce sales were valued at $2.84 trillion in 2018. That number is expected to top $3.45 trillion in 2019.

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IT Infrastructure: What It Is and How to Protect It

Posted on 11/1/2019 by Pearl Technology

Protect your network's foundation.

When you buy a house, one of the most important things to look for is any structural flaws in the foundation. Cracking, settling, or upheaving foundations can lead to major problems for the rest of the house, and can even make the house uninhabitable.

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Warshipping: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Posted on 10/8/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity cyberattack warshipping

Cyberattacks signed, sealed, delivered.

What if a cybercriminal could access your data without even having you click a single link on your device? Even when you devote so much attention to your office's network, is it possible for cybercriminals to sneak in undetected?

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4 Types of Cyberattacks and How to Prevent Them

Posted on 9/10/2019 by Pearl Technology

The enemy playbook.

When discussing threats to business's cybersecurity, the term "cyberattack" is often used as a catch-all term to define any kind of data breach.

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4 Steps to Cybersecurity Fitness

Posted on 8/29/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Get your network security in shape.

What is physical fitness? In the simplest terms, it means fine-tuning your body to be the best that it can be. Whether you're running, weightlifting, or practicing yoga, there are a multitude of ways to ensure your body is operating the way it's optimized to run.

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5 Biggest Data Breaches of All Time

Posted on 7/2/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity data breaches

The worst of the worst.

The world of cybersecurity is full of terrifying stories of compromised data.

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STEM Academy Students to Use AI to Program Self-Driving Cars

Posted on 6/18/2019 by Pearl Technology

Students at the Pearl Technology/Richwoods Township STEM Academy will program autonomous 1/18th scale cars developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Cybersecurity: A Growing Threat (Infographic)

Posted on 6/4/2019 by Pearl Technology

Are you being hacked at this moment?

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for businesses, and there's no sign of it slowing down. See what you can do about it.

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8 Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity Now

Posted on 5/7/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Don't wait—act.

The idea of creating a culture of good cybersecurity practices in your business can seem like a daunting task. You may feel overwhelmed looking at your own company's network. You may even be thinking, "Where do I even begin?"

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5 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes in Movies

Posted on 4/2/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity movies

Silver screen slip-ups.

Cybersecurity in cinema isn't a new trend. Even before the rise of the internet, computers have played a valuable role in many of our favorite movies.

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