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11th January 2018

How Security Savvy is Your Business?

Remember the old saying ‘don’t assume’ (it makes an ass out of u and me)?  Are you making assumptions about cyber security in your business? It […]
15th December 2017
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HBT – Social Media in the Office; Productivity Gain or Drain?

We all do it, check our social media feeds at work.  The question is; does it help or hinder our productivity? There have been some studies […]
24th November 2017
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GDPR a project for today or a process to take your business into the future?

GDPR, is coming on 25 May 2018.  It may affect how you do business in the UK, Europe and globally. HBT, your partners in data security, […]
20th November 2017
The HBT Story

The HBT Story

HBT Communications is one of Coventry’s longest established Telecoms and IT Providers. Established in 1988 by brothers Zamurad and Ajmal Hussain, the business has grown to […]
6th November 2017

The Who, What and Why of Cyber Security!

Cyber Security is a buzz word in the UK business world right now and one that we recommend you take very seriously. But who are these […]
3rd November 2017

Don’t Get Caught out by Phishing Emails

Following our recent security post about an Amazon phishing email currently doing the rounds, we have been inundated with questions from business owners about how they […]
14th July 2017

Can your business afford to ignore this?

Are you starting to feel overwhelmed by your IT and data management? Cyber security threats, new regulations and legislation, the risk of hefty fines or data […]
6th July 2017
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Go VOIP! 5 Reasons Your Business Needs to Make the Change

Launched in the early 2000’s VOIP was hailed as the phone platform to transform business communication. Unfortunately, poor internet connectivity lead to bad press and businesses […]
27th May 2017
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Hefty Fines for Businesses If Security Is Not Up to Standard

In an article for Computer Weekly, Jeremy King, International Director at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) said “Companies, both large and small, […]
12th April 2017
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Great Windows Shortcuts!

Keyboard shortcuts are great at saving us time, but sometimes hard to find ones that are really useful. Our MD, Zamurad Hussain has put together his […]
31st March 2017
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Back-Up or Pack Up – Your Choice

In our experience, backing up data and files is one of those tasks on the “do it tomorrow” list! Is that true in your business? But take […]
8th February 2017
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Businesses are saving 50% on their telephony costs with IP vs traditional ISDN

Is it time for you to make the swap? HBT has been selling IP telephony solutions to satisfied customers for over 10 years. Over that period […]
26th January 2017
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Did you know that Telephone Hacking is costing UK businesses millions of pounds each year?

This type of hacking is failing to hit the headlines and many businesses are unaware of the dangers and the fact they are victims; the thieves […]
14th December 2016

7 Budget planning tips for your IT and Telecoms for 2017

Do you need to look at reducing your overheads in 2017? Read our top tips on how your can reduce your IT and Telecoms costs. 1. […]
27th October 2016

Time to join the 21st century?

You may not realise that you are not yet part of this century. You may remember the year 2000 bug and all the hype about phone […]