Kaspersky Lab Partner Event - Whiskey Tasting

Last week we had the pleasure of working with our partners over at Kaspersky Lab to coordinate a fantastic evening at Liam’s Lounge & Cheese Shoppe downtown. Kaspersky wanted to sponsor an event to extend appreciation to existing Kaspersky customers as well as to inform and speak about their Global Transparency Initiative with potential customers who could benefit from all Kaspersky Lab has to offer. We are proud to partner with Kaspersky Lab, a company which time and again goes...



Thank you

In the wake of Hurricane Michael we know that some are still without power in the area, but we are extremely grateful to the linemen who worked so quickly and diligently to get power back to Thomas County and the surrounding areas. Having power at our location downtown meant that we were able to help our clients get back functioning as quickly as possible, and thanks to your cooperation we were able to make all necessary preparations to ensure that networks were brought down safely before...



Hurricane Preparedness - We've got your back

As we all brace for Hurricane Michael, we at NTS would like to take a moment to ensure your data networks are safe. It is likely that the majority of this region will suffer from power outages which could last several hours to several days or more. If your business does not have generator backup then it would be recommended to shut down your server environments to prevent the environment from going down hard, risking potential data corruption. Depending on the timing of the storm’s...



Kaspersky Lab Relocates Data Processing to Switzerland

There has been a lot of buzz about Kaspersky in the last several years with concerns about their security. Though Kaspersky currently utilizes the highest industry standards in their data protection practices they are constantly improving procedures to ensure their customers’ data. With this continual effort to improve security Kaspersky has made the decision to open a data center in Switzerland. This relocation has already begun and will be completed next year. “Kaspersky Lab...



Certifications: Know Who You’re Hiring and Why

“Certified” or Professional Certification? Training certificates (“certified”) are awarded to class participants who pass a test based only on class material or on being present during the lecture. A professional certification is awarded to someone who passes a proctored exam based on broad industry knowledge independent of a specific class or based on specific vendor or technology knowledge. A professional certification is more difficult to obtain. NTS believes that...



ADA Compliance

You may have heard the term “ADA compliant” before in a discussion about websites, or you may have seen an article about it online. But what is ADA compliance and how does its standards affect you and your website? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) This act was finalized and signed into law by President George H. Bush on July 26th, 1990 with little opposition. The Americans with Disabilities Act was the first proper recognition of the need for change to achieve equality for...



Ransomware

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious virus that blocks your access to your own files or will threaten to distribute this information unless a ransom is paid. More advanced versions use cryptoviral extortion which will encrypt the user’s data and a ransom must be paid in order to unencrypt the information. In May 2017 the extremely high-profile “WannaCry Worm” was a Ransomware deployed which targeted Microsoft Windows OS and was able to travel between user...



Penetration Testing and Security Audits

NTS offers penetration testing and security audits for clients who undergo regular auditing. What is a penetration test? A penetration test is an authorized attack on a business’s network to assess the security flaws and vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious outsiders. During a penetration test our ceritified ethical hackers will attempt to attack and infiltrate your network and create a list of goals focusing on boosting your network’s security and eliminating...