Ransomware attacks continue to evolve in complexity and volume

What is ransomware and how does it impact a business? Ransomware is malicious software or malware that gains access to a technology device, locks the user out of their device or blocks them from accessing files and programs, and then demands a ransom or payment. The first ransomware attack was in 1989 and asked victims […]

3 Tech Trends Your Business Needs to Consider in 2023

Zero-Trust cybersecurity will continue its rapid adoption. Based on the principle of “never trust, always verify,” Zero Trust requires multifactor authentication, SAML, SSO and other identity tools to access networks, files and data. Effective zero-trust solutions reduce the risk of cyber attacks and data breaches. Insight BTR is here to help your business implement and […]

Protect your company’s data from loss, corruption and unauthorized access

What is Data Loss Prevention? Data loss prevention is a strategy designed to protect a company’s data from loss, corruption, or unauthorized access. Data loss prevention is also referred to as data loss protection or DLP. One of the most notable components of DLP is data can by classified and policies applied. For example, if […]

Now is the time to consider Zero Trust cybersecurity for your business

Zero Trust usage is growing rapidly and has become the new standard in cybersecurity. In this blog entry we explain what exactly is Zero Trust, why it is important and how your business can deploy Zero Trust. What is Zero Trust? Zero Trust is based on the principle of never trust, always verify. This means […]

Can you negotiate your way out of a ransomware attack

Hackers have stolen your company’s digital files, disrupted operations and are demanding a $1.7 million payout within 7 days or they go public. Could you negotiate your way out of a huge payout while also minimizing the impact to your business? The Financial Times has made a simulation game where you can test your negotiating […]

What is the CHIPS Act and why it is important to U.S. Businesses and Consumers

You may have heard of the “CHIPS Act” in the news recently. Today we discuss the Act and what it means for businesses and consumers. What is the CHIPS Act? The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is a bipartisan law that encourages microprocessor manufacturing facilities in the U.S. The goal is to reduce U.S. […]

Save time and money while improving efficiency when you upgrade to a Managed WiFi

Your business can support a mobile workforce, improve security, simplify its network management and save time and money through a managed WiFi. Insight BTR offers customized WiFi solutions and can manage the design, installation, management and support, so you can focus on what matters most – your employees, customers, and products and services. In today’s […]

You and your business must be up-to-date with security when using social media

Norton Labs published its quarterly Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report for April through June last week. The report discusses and highlights the top cybersecurity insights and takeaways in the second quarter. In the second quarter, Norton blocked over 900 million total threats. This includes 103.7 million file-based malware threats blocked, 22.6 million phishing attempts blocked, […]

Use this IT Checklist to audit your company’s IT

We’ve broken down essential IT best practices that all businesses should be executing. This only touches the surface and each business is unique. Insight BTR, an IT managed service provider located in Madison, WI, is happy to discuss your company’s IT situation. Give us a call at 608-661-0750. Security: Antivirus software is installed on all […]