Cyber Security: Awareness - Priority No.1 - By Deon Olton, Cyber Security Specialist

Press Release - Bureau Telecommunications and Post Posted on June 19, 2017

The penetration of internet access in the Caribbean region has undoubtedly paved the way for greater access to the information superhighway and the benefits of competing on the global stage. However, with this access comes great responsibility and risk and we will soon learn that ignorance is no excuse and what we don’t know can and will hurt us.

Cyber Security: “Can Caribbean Governments defend theirs borders Alone?” - By: Deon Olton BSc . CEH

Press Release - Bureau Telecommunications and Post Posted on May 9, 2017

The dangers of cyber threats in the Caribbean continue to evolve and spike at a rate never seen before. As the telecoms providers in the Caribbean seek opportunities to increase their revenues through increase internet penetration across the region risks mushrooms. The risks are further compounded as societies transcend geographical and physical borders, and real-time communication and business transactions are rapidly becoming an everyday staple.

Telecom Regulators France, Curacao & St. Maarten
Telecom Regulators France, Curacao & St. Maarten

BTP ATTENDING REGIONAL FREQUENCY COORDINATION MEETING OF THE ITU

Press Release - Spectrum Regulation Posted on March 16, 2017

From March 8th till 10th the Head of the Technical Department of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, Mr. Sidney de Weever, attended a regional frequency coordination meeting that was hosted by the International Telecom Union (ITU) on the use of the VHF band (174-216MHz) and the UHF band (470-806MHz), which took place in Managua, Nicaragua.

BTP staff at Sister Basilia Center
BTP staff at Sister Basilia Center

BTP donates over hundred Christmas gifts to Sister Basilia Center and ICAN Foundation

Press Release - Bureau Telecommunications and Post Posted on February 16, 2017

Management and staff of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten visited the Sister Basilia Center and the ICAN foundation to celebrate Christmas with their angels, and to personally hand over Christmas gifts, sports items, educational material, music instruments, computers, tablets and entertainment sets.

Ryan Wijngaarde & Sidney de Weever (BTP)
Ryan Wijngaarde & Sidney de Weever (BTP)

BTP participated in Cyber Crime Conference hosted by the Attorney General’s office

Press Release - Bureau Telecommunications and Post Posted on December 7, 2016

Philipsburg - Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) represented by Mr. de Weever and Mr. Wijngaarde and accompanied by their Legal Advisor, participated in the first Caribbean Cyber Crime Conference Hosted by the Attorney General’s office, the RST - Special Police Taskforce and DataExpert.

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