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 […]

When to call a managed service provider for your IT

If you want to turn technology into a strategic advantage for your business instead of a constant headache costing you time and money, then Insight BTR can help.  Our clients include businesses of all sizes from across all types of industries. Our clients rely on their computers, network and Internet for daily operations, and many […]

Small to midsize businesses face hundreds of IT decisions

Small to midsize business owners know technology is important but other than some computers, phones and maybe a printer, most do not know where to go from there. The following overview can help as you consider your businesses technology needs. Network You’ll need a reliable and secure network that is fast and responsive. Anything else […]

What you need to know about cyber liability insurance

It is no longer enough to have insurance to protect your business against things like property damage and injuries. Now you need to protect against items like cyber attacks, ransomware and data breaches. Today, it is best practice for a business to add cyber liability insurance to their policies. What is cyber liability insurance? Cyber […]

Protect your business from a phishing attack

83% of businesses were the victim of a successful phishing attack in 2021 according to proofpoint’s 2022 State of the Phish study. What is phishing? Phishing is when a cyber attacker sends a fraudulent email pretending to be someone else. The email will prompt some type of action, such as clicking on a link, visiting […]

Enforce password policies to protect your business

Protect your business with strict password policies.

These best practices could mean the difference between a costly attack and no attack A recent report by cloud security firm Lookout found the 5 passwords most commonly found on the dark web due to data breaches are: 1. 123456 2. 123456789 3. Qwerty 4. Password 5. 12345 Cybersecurity solutions provider Hive Systems released this […]

Struggling to find and retain IT talent? Consider an IT managed services provider

Business owners know very well the challenges with finding and keeping talented employees. In a recent survey of small business owners, skills shortages and employee retention were among the top threats facing small businesses alongside items like inflation, supply chain problems and cash flow. Finding and retaining top employees in IT is even tougher, where […]

42% of small business owners surveyed have experienced a cybersecurity breach

According to the latest Small Business Insights report done last month by Intuit QuickBooks, 42% of small business owners and decision makers indicated they’ve experienced a cybersecurity breach. The most common security breach cited was malware at 18%, followed by phishing at 17%, data breaches at 16%, website hacking at 15%, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) at […]

Proactive IT management can save your business time and money

Many business owners, especially in the small to midsize range, will try to save money wherever they can. This can be especially true with IT infrastructure and security where business owners will often say, “it’s working fine, we’re good, we have what we need.” While this approach may work for a while, it is likely […]

When an IT employee leaves your business

No business wants to lose an employee they’ve built a trusting relationship with but it is especially challenging when an IT employee leaves. Not only is your business now short staff, but there are concerns with network management, security, passwords and overall IT performance. Is your business too dependent on one IT employee? If the […]