Criminals know that enterprises, with their large cybersecurity budget and deep bench of talent, are well-defended. The average business in Ohio? Not so secure. As a result, small and midsized organizations across the state are grappling with new and complex threats, while the chance of attack grows annually.
55% of small and midsized businesses experienced a cyberattack last year.
Astute Technology Management is a security first IT service provider. Drawing on over 20 years of experience, we design fully customized cybersecurity solutions that are built with today’s best practices and tools. Our unique blend of security skills, processes, and technology provides long-term security confidence.
Working with an outsourced cybersecurity provider is the best way to keep your business safe. We provide all the skillsets and insights your business needs to defend itself for a single, flat-monthly fee. Here’s just some of the way we help.
Harden servers, workstations, computers, and mobile devices against intrusion
Secure personally identifiable information (PII) against leakage and exfiltration
Develop security policies and strategies to ensure strong regulatory compliance
Train your team to act as an effective front-line defense against cyberattack
Documented, time-tested processes are the foundation of any quality security service. The Astute Technology Management team leverages leading frameworks, like the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, to help you confront cybersecurity risk and strengthen compliance.
The security team will perform an in-depth analysis of your network to identify weaknesses internally and at your network perimeter. Curious how we do it? Learn more about our security assessment process.
We’ll focus our attention on each system based on its strategic importance and unique vulnerabilities to optimize your defenses and budget.
Armed with a clear picture of your overall security and compliance exposure, we’ll deploy and configure tools and techniques to secure your data.
Priorities will shift as the threat landscape evolves, so our team will schedule regular meetings with you to audit your protections and ensure they’re still optimal.
The result of our solutions is a minimized exposure to cyberattack – all cyberattack. Our team maintains a high level of security vigilance and awareness, so when the next important malware strain emerges, you’ll know about it.
Phishing is one of the most common vectors of network infiltration. To keep you safe from dangerous social engineering attacks, Astute Technology Management leverages the latest email security software, anti-malware and anti-spam tools, along with strong password management tools and employee training programs.
The average cost of a successful ransomware attack is on the rise. As the dark web produces new and more damaging ransomware strains, businesses must increase their level of readiness, or else risk serious consequences. To defend our clients against malware and ransomware, we isolate important data in protected network regions, regularly check your network for vulnerabilities, and maintain a watchful 24/7 eye on your technology.
Your first line of defense against cyberattack is your staff. Did you know that upward of 90% of cybersecurity attacks start with a social engineering attempt? With regular training from Astute Technology Management, your team will be able to top infiltration attempts before they become a serious problem.
Regular training programs that optimize retention and readiness
Track employee attendance, performance, and knowledge for better reporting
Courses and modules for specific industries, like finance, healthcare, legal, and more
Flexible schedules that fit into even the busiest workday
>> Learn more about our cybersecurity training service
The core of Astute Technology Management’s cybersecurity offering is its team of accessible, knowledgeable experts. Always ready to go the extra mile, we’re driven by a commitment to strong cybersecurity results and making your experience as pleasant as possible.
We’re deeply familiar with the unique security and compliance requirements that exist in hospitals, doctor’s offices, surgery centers, and clinics. From HIPAA assessments to physical security procedures and beyond, Astute Technology Management has been a trusted partner to the Ohio healthcare industry for decades.
>> Learn more about our services for Healthcare
The construction industry struggles with unique challenges, including people and processes that are ill-suited to good cybersecurity, network operations spread out over huge geographic areas, a highly mobile workforce, and more. Helping construction companies manage their IT and security needs is deep in our company DNA.
>> Learn more about our services for Commercial Construction
For over 20 years, we’ve been enthusiastically helping organizations throughout Ohio manage their cybersecurity challenges. We’re proud that our track record of technical and customer service excellence has earned us the highest ratings of any MSPs in the Ohio area. Have a cybersecurity question? Our friendly team is always ready to help.
Does your business have a strong password policy? Here’s everything you need to know about password management and user authentication.
While there’s been a lot of advice out on the Internet about the danger of cyberattack and the steps that businesses in Ohio can take to defend themselves before an attack occurs, there’s much less written on what practical steps an employee should take immediately after they’ve been struck by such an attack.
"As our company has continued to grow we found that it was not cost effective to continue to try and do all of our own Network Administration and End User support for our employees. The team at Astute is always very friendly and give some of the best customer service around. I would highly recommend Astute for anyone looking to outsource their Network Administration and or End User support."
"We partnered with Astute Technology Management a few years ago and the experience has been great. I recommend them for managed services for various reasons. They are tech savvy and customer service oriented, reliable and trustworthy, they care about the work they do, listen to what your business needs are, and provide very helpful insight and/or recommendations based on their knowledge and expertise."
"Astute Technology has been a great addition to our technology solution. They have a leadership philosophy that mirrors our organizational culture, and a unique attention to detail. We are extremely happy to have Astute providing our technology oversight!"
"We have been with Astute Technology Management for over 10 years and couldn't get by without them. Their attention to detail and timely support are invaluable, and they are always willing to provide guidance whenever we call."
"With the pace of change what it is today, it would be easy to worry about managing our IT assets. I've found it much more productive to trust Astute Technology Management. They deliver. They care."
"Professional team, responsive, and very knowledgeable. Our company has more than 75 employees and Astute TM has been able to quickly and efficiently identify troublesome areas within our network infrastructure, support our users, and provide excellent guidance on how company can grow without our technology becoming a burden to the business."
"The most valuable thing astute technologies has given me, is peace of mind in knowing that I am compliant and secure. With the security measures Eric and his staff put in place, I am confident that my patients' data will not fall into the wrong hands."
"When I run into an issue in our network that I can't resolve on my own, Astute Technology Management is usually who I call. Their knowledgeable people identify and correct the problem promptly. In the event that it is not immediately resolvable, they pursue and find the solution. Great people to work with!"
"Astute has always showed us great service and gone above and beyond to help in any way they can. Their staff is personable and makes you feel like you're not just another customer, but someone that they genuinely want to help."
"Our company was having consistent Internet connectivity issues which of course leads to productivity issues and expense. Astute Technology Management assessed our situation and needs then proposed a range of solutions for us to choose from that went beyond just Internet connectivity. Through that process we experienced A high level of knowledge, speed, customer service, professionalism and follow up which I truly appreciate. Our “uptime“ has never been better."