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

June 2nd, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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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 malware, ransomware, and phishing attacks every day;...

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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%. It can happen to business. Security is a journey....

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Helping Healthcare Organizations Protect Patient Data With Cybersecure Technology

May 4th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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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 organizations protect patient data with the latest...

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Are you Prepared?

April 30th, 2021 by Amber Cheatham

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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 gaining your customer’s information? Do have your...

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Malware Is Running Rampant - Learn the 3 Moves to Stop It

April 13th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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BTS Helps Customers Protect Their Precious Networks BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), proactively helps businesses address the increased...

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Biggest Threat to Cyber Security: Your Employees 

February 3rd, 2021 by Matt Dean

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It is no secret that new dangers plague every industry when regarding cyber security. Everyday there is a new ransomware or crypto virus will grind day to day activities to a halt. Even with the great strides in security the past few years, many companies are overlooking their biggest weakness. Employees....

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BTS Technologies Provides Secure Managed IT Services

January 15th, 2021 by William 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 pandemic is under control. Working from home...

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BTS Protects SMBs from Exponential Growth in Cybercrime

January 11th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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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 Ventures predicted that “cybercrime will cost the...

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Virtual Desktops Provide Benefits for Your Business

November 5th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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With work cultures changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses need to upgrade their IT infrastructure to match what is happening. There has been a large shift towards working remotely, but the technology that is being utilized isn't conducive to working from home. Businesses that are still...

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How to Protect Your Business and Be Efficient While Working Remote

June 8th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Now that businesses are working remotely, they need a way to ensure their network is protected and that their employees are able to efficiently complete work-related tasks. While some companies may be using a VPN to accomplish this, problems arise when too many employees are accessing your network...

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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 necessary steps to take to begin recovering? ...

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Firewalls vs Routers

June 19th, 2019 by David Dick

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Do you have a Firewall? Probably not. The most common answer to that question is "I don't know". "There is this little box in the back room that does something and the main wire from ATT or Spectrum plugs into it". That's the second most common answer. Most companies do have a router –...

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BTS Offers Next Generation Cybersecurity Solutions

February 4th, 2019 by William Wentowski

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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, large organizations including Target, Equifax, Yahoo...

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BTS Protects SMBs From Windows 7 End of Life

December 21st, 2018 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) secure their organizations from cyberattacks, by addressing the Windows 7 “End of Life” policy that will begin in January of 2020. Microsoft has announced that they will...

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Cyber Security: The Marriott Data Breach

December 17th, 2018 by William Wentowski

Data Breach

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 in total). What does this mean for you? First,...

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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 intrusion point is going to take a while, largely...

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BTS Protects SMBs From DNS Attacks

October 12th, 2018 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to midsized businesses (SMBs) protect themselves and their customers from DNS (Domain Name Server) attacks through innovative technology solutions. As businesses around the world continue to migrate to...

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BTS Shares 3 Best Practices for Thwarting Phishing Attacks

September 17th, 2018 by William Wentowski

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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 cybercriminals use to attack modern workplaces; phishing....

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Keeping Vital Business Data Safe

June 20th, 2018 by William Wentowski

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Depending on your business, you’re likely creating much more data each day than you realize. That data can take on many different forms: bank transactions, budgets, personnel data, contracts, product designs, customer details, sales leads, progress reports, and project plans, to name a few. Losing...

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New Partnership with ID Agent to Heighten Cybersecurity

February 26th, 2018 by William Wentowski

Heighten Cybersecurity

BTS a leader in managed technology services, announced today that the company has partnered with ID Agent, to enhance the security of SMBs (small to mid-sized businesses) across the nation. ID Agent and this partnership will enable business owners, to prevent identity theft and thwart cybercriminals...

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Educating Businesses on the Importance of 4G Backup

August 17th, 2017 by William Wentowski

We announced today that we will be launching an awareness campaign to educate small to mid-sized business (SMB) owners about the importance of having a 4G backup plan in their organizations. With the vast majority of business owners virtualizing their infrastructure and investing heavily in cloud-based...

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Companies To Benefit From Data Protection And Universal Access

December 30th, 2014 by William Wentowski

BTS, a leader in unified communications, announced recently that the company has launched a cloud-based file syncing and storage program in order to enhance business productivity for their small to medium-sized customers. This program’s overarching goal is to streamline daily operations for their customers...

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