2019 Cybersecurity Trends

The Internet of Things Will Expose Security Risks The number of “smart” devices grows exponentially every year. 2019 will see advances in driverless cars, smart homes, connected security systems, and virtual assistants. While these can be enormously convenient, they will continue to be prime targets for cybercriminals.  The issue is many of these devices are […]

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A Full Cybersecurity Solution

Whatever your business does, security should be at the forefront. Buildings should be locked at the end of the day, assets should be protected, and, perhaps most important, your computer networks should be secure. Without a full-service cybersecurity solution, you stand to lose a lot more than money.  If your customers and vendors see you […]

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The Benefits of a Virtual CIO

Your business needs technology. This is true regardless of what you do or how large your company is. Technology, data, and how you use them can be the difference between thriving or merely surviving. Your business may not have the resources to hire a C-level executive, but there’s always a need to fulfill that role. […]

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Managed Service Provider – Lima, OH

The information technology your Lima, OH, business uses every day is critical to your daily business operations. Small and medium-size businesses need a trusted managed services provider (MSP) like Virtual Technologies Group to help them make the most out of limited resources. Our goal is to turn your ideas and the vision you have for […]

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The Key Advantages of VoIP

You’ve probably heard the acronym VoIP thrown around the office here and there, but do you really know what it is? Short for Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP is a phone system that uses the internet instead of copper wires to make phone calls. This technology is able to convert analog voice signals into digital […]

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Educational State Testing

Technology isn’t simply the cool new thing; it’s an educational tool. Students today are surrounded by technology. From an early age, they use touch screens, educational computers, and toys designed to prepare them for a life touched by technology. Mastery of technology skills has become an important goal for educators, which is why testing methods […]

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What Is Phishing?

The internet is a vast sea of information, resources, and people. Unfortunately, this metaphor is apt to describe an important method cybercriminals use to steal valuable information: phishing.  Phishing is a kind of cyberattack that uses disguised email to deceive a user into giving up important information. These emails appear to come from legitimate sources, […]

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The Importance of Regular Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is the most comprehensive way to test your cybersecurity capabilities and find weaknesses in your system. Simply put, penetration testing (or a pen test) answers three important questions: How would a cybercriminal approach an attack on your system? What information would they target? Would they be successful? How It Works Pen testing is […]

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How to Improve Your Network with Server Virtualization

Server virtualization involves the partitioning of a single server’s resources so that it simultaneously operates as two or more isolated virtual servers. These virtual servers run independently of each other to ensure that your server resources are being fully utilized. At the same time, a virtualized server allows you to run multiple operating systems on […]

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Do You Know If You Are Prepared For A Cyberattack?

The world of cybersecurity is in a constant race to keep up with the growing number of threats that we are facing every day. One of the most malicious forms of cyber intrusion is when you do not even know your systems have been infected. A threat can sit quietly in your network and corrupt […]

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