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Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Petra Co-Managed Plan

When it comes to choosing a managed services provider, there are a lot of factors to consider. What size is your business? Do you have an in-house IT staff member or team? How much support or managem…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

"Silent Quitting"

Have you ever noticed a coworker gradually losing motivation and engagement, eventually leading to them disconnecting from the company and doing the bare minimum? This phenomenon, known as "silent qu…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Deepfakes-as-a-Service

"Deepfakes" are synthetic, AI-generated images or videos that replace existing subjects with someone else's likeness—and look realistic enough to fool people into thinking they're real. Deepfakes-a…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Real Story Ransomware Attack: MercyOne in Iowa

The health care sector has proven to be a major target for hackers to deploy ransomware and steal data. One recent cyberattack took place earlier this month and caused hospital-wide outages at one of…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

SonicWall 2022 Mid-Year Cyber Threat Report

The mid-year update of the SonicWall 2022 Cyber Threat Report is here, and it is packed with new and updated information about global cyber threats, rising cyberattacks, and never-before-seen malware…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Connecting "Soft Costs" and Cybersecurity Insurance

It’s no secret that having an internal tech person on staff is less effective than working with a Managed Service Provider (MSP). In many cases, important cybersecurity tasks fall through the crack…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Cyber Hygiene

We know that maintaining personal hygiene is important to stop the spread of disease and minimize health problems such as cavities, but what does it mean to have good cyber hygiene? The term "cybe…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Location Services

When you enable location services on your devices, do you know what information is being tracked and shared by your applications? It might be time to take a closer look.  In fact, you may be …
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Two Types of UPSes

When it comes to IT equipment in your business, you're going to want what is called a UPS—uninterrupted power supply—to protect from power disturbances. The two most common types of UPSes are "on…
Petra Technologies, Inc.
(503) 363-2693
4.9/5 based on 7 Reviews

Are Cloud Servers Right for YOU?

As more and more businesses switch to cloud-based servers, it can be easy to feel like you're being left behind. But are cloud servers really the right move for YOUR business? The answer can depend o…