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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

Educating Customers on the Importance of Cybersecurity Insurance

September 21st, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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Leading MTSP Shares How to Protect Businesses from Cybercrime BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is educating small to mid-sized business (SMB) owners on how they can protect their organizations from the crippling...

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Cyber Security - a Threat That Can Bring Your Business Down

August 12th, 2022 by Roger Wentowski

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While you might have taken the strongest measures to ensure that your house remains safe and no burglar enters it, have you done the same for your business? The risk of a cyber security threat is something that we cannot deny. Over the years, with...

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Reasons Your Business Needs Cyber Security

June 17th, 2022 by William Wentowski

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Cyber security helps safeguard your business against any potential attacks, malicious spyware, and data losses. With the continuous evolution of technology, more businesses are shifting toward digital platforms. While this has expanded the...

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Geo-Politics and Your IT Security

April 4th, 2022 by William Wentowski

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When turmoil and political upheaval wreak havoc half a world away, it is easy to think that your business is safe and sound here in America. Unfortunately, that is never the case, and is when you should be revamping your cyber security and examining...

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Why Your Business Needs Cyber Security

February 22nd, 2022 by William Wentowski

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Cyber security helps safeguard your business against potential attacks, malicious spyware, and data losses. With the continuous evolution of technology, more businesses are shifting toward digital platforms. While this has expanded the target audience,...

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Cyber Security - Pros and Cons

February 7th, 2022 by William Wentowski

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Everything humans do now is recorded in digital form, and this data may either be beneficial or harmful depending on how it is used. When it comes to the digital trace, there's a lot of common ground to draw on. This article will help you understand...

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Benefits of a Cyber Security Audit

November 23rd, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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No matter your business scope, size, or industry, invest in cyber security audits routinely if you want to improve your company's security. Cyber security audits are more crucial than ever. A cyber security audit is primarily an independent...

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BTS Technologies, Inc. Launches SaaS Alerting Technology to Manage Common Business Applications

October 20th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Invests in Advanced Cybersecurity Tools BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), has increased their investments in an advanced cybersecurity...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Press Releases

Five Stages From a Hackers' Timeline

October 4th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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Cybercrime is growing faster than you think. Did you know that there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds affecting one in three Americans annually? Also, 64 percent of the companies in the US have experienced web-based cyber-attacks, including...

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BTS’s Cybersecurity Platform Deflects Recent Ransomware Attacks on Technology Companies

September 15th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Keeps SMBs Safe, Once Again BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), recently shared that their robust cybersecurity solutions have...

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4 Types of Cyber Security Threats

August 9th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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Regardless of the size, scope, or industry, every business is at the risk of cyber attacks. Corporations across industries are vulnerable because a majority of their data is stored online. From data breaches to infiltration on infrastructure and...

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The Colonial Pipeline Data Breach and the Lessons You Should Learn From It

June 2nd, 2021 by William Wentowski

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For the past several years, BTS has advocated the importance of cyber security. We've done our best to let businesses know that cyber security is something that can't be ignored or underbudgeted. However, more and more businesses fall victim to...

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Colonial Pipeline

May 25th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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The events happening with Colonial Pipeline are nothing new. Businesses are hacked every day, however, few have as much impact on the individual citizen as an attack on vital infrastructure. Over the past year, ransomware attacks have increased 300%....

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Helping Healthcare Organizations Protect Patient Data With Cybersecure Technology

May 4th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Startling Statistics Reveal Challenges of Healthcare Industry's Ability to Safeguard Patient Records BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS Technologies, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider, announced that the company is helping healthcare...

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Are you Prepared?

April 30th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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Are you prepared for the unthinkable? As Accounting and Financial professionals, we are accountable for some of the most important information our companies have. Are you prepared? Do you have the best controls in place to help prevent a hacker from...

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Three Common Mistakes Businesses Make When It Comes to Cyber Security

March 24th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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Cyber crime continues to increase in frequency and has become a growing concern for businesses everywhere. While this has lead to increased adoption of cyber security solutions, the rate of cyber crime has not slowed down. Why do businesses keep...

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BTS Technologies Provides Secure Managed IT Services

January 15th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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The events that occurred during 2020, from the pandemic to the SolarWinds breach, drastically changed the way that businesses operate. Businesses have been working from home, and this trend looks likely to continue in some capacity once the COVID-19...

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BTS Protects SMBs from Exponential Growth in Cybercrime

January 11th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS Technologies, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that it is educating companies on the dramatic spike in cybercrime targeted towards small to mid-sized (SMB) businesses. Cybersecurity...

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Increased Ransomware Activity Targeting Healthcare and the Public Sector

October 29th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an alert for increased Ransomware activity targeting Healthcare and the Public Sector. During COVID-19, we have seen increased attempts to utilize ransomware on healthcare providers....

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Monitoring the Dark Web to Keep Customers Information Safe

January 4th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS leverages sophisticated Dark Web intelligence technology to identify, analyze, and check for compromised customer and employee data. Cybercrime is rapidly on the rise in the United States and SMBs need to know if their information...

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How Do You Recover From a Cyberattack?

December 23rd, 2019 by William Wentowski

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Cyberattacks are a common occurrence in today’s business world. Hopefully, your company has security measures and training in place to combat such attacks, but mistakes can be made. If your company is the victim of a cyberattack, do you know the...

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Should You Pay the Ransom?

April 23rd, 2019 by William Wentowski

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At BTS Technologies Inc. we work diligently to ensure that our customers are never hit with ransomware with our innovative firewall and preventative measures. But what should you do if you are hit with a ransom, and should you ever just pay the ransom?...

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BTS Offers Next Generation Cybersecurity Solutions

February 4th, 2019 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to midsized businesses (SMBs) equip themselves with the necessary cybersecurity protections that every modern company needs to survive. Over the past,...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Press Releases

Cyber Security: The Marriott Data Breach

December 17th, 2018 by William Wentowski

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Another day, another major data breach. These have become all too common, and every passing breach raises your risk of major theft and fraud. This time it is Marriott, a company that owns more than 1 in 15 of the hotel rooms worldwide (1.1 million rooms...

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The Marriott Breach's Effect on Small to Mid-Sized Businesses

December 17th, 2018 by William Wentowski

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This gigantic Marriott breach might not affect you directly—although there is small chance of that—but it highlights something very real and important for SMBs. The vector for this breach is rumored to be Marriott’s supply chain. Identifying the specific...

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BTS Shares 3 Best Practices for Thwarting Phishing Attacks

September 17th, 2018 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) thwart cyberattacks and protect their organizations from unnecessary downtime by addressing the most common tactic that...

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New Cybersecurity Regulations on Horizon for Corporate America

August 6th, 2018 by Technology Assurance Group

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BTS is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) navigate the recent changes in cybersecurity standards that are highly likely to affect American businesses. Many have heard about Facebook’s recent controversy around Cambridge Analytica and irresponsible...

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BTS’ Technology Thwarts Cryptojacking

July 3rd, 2018 by Technology Assurance Group

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BTS a leading managed technology services provider, is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to prevent cryptojacking attacks from damaging their organizations. Cryptojacking attacks, are derived from the widely popular cryptocurrencies, such...

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Paradigm Shift

March 29th, 2018 by Michael Gendreau

By Michael Gendreau Being the newest member of the BTS family, I am constantly listening and observing the people and conversations around me. I came from the electrical contracting world and was like many CFOs in that the company’s Information Technology...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT

Cyber Security, It's Scary Out There

September 30th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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We could make this a spooky Halloween themed article. It would get a few laughs, have some cheesy puns, and would be a grave (ha!) disservice to our customers. Companies are not doing enough for their cyber security, and it's not a corny joke. (sorry)...

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Get Our Latest E-Book

July 26th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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As part of our larger efforts to help customers combat cyber threats, we are sharing our e-book - "5 Common Disasters that Strike Small Businesses." It is a quick overview of the, you guessed it, most common ways business data is stolen, damaged...

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Stay Informed about IT Threats

July 12th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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You may have recently seen reports on the news discussing recent IT attacks and malware prevention measures. These specials aim to inform and help protect users from inadvertently spreading threats or falling into cyber traps. We've also been sharing...

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