What is 2 Factor Authentication and Why Do you Need it?

A Variety of User Authentication Methods Cybersecurity, as you surely already know, is important for keeping your personal and organizational systems secure from outside threats. Multifactor authentication is a way of verifying a user’s identity in a secure way to help ensure only the right individuals are given access to a particular system.  Multifactor authentication […]

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Cloud Versus On-Premises Cybersecurity – Pros and Cons

From video surveillance to facility and system access, there are solutions available today that simply weren’t possible for organizations only a few years ago. But the security landscape is still fraught with danger, so it’s critical to find the right solution for your particular facility. Cloud Security vs. Traditional Security In the old days, a […]

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4 Questions to Ask Your Outsourced IT Support

Outsourcing your technical support is a solid way to ensure your technology is always being supported by experts without the additional costs associated with having an employee. In fact, the best providers will work closely with you as if they are a part of your own team. Questions to Ask Your IT Provider Wondering what […]

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E-Rate – How It Can Cut Your Costs

The federal E-rate program is designed to help schools and other organizations afford effective telecommunications solutions that allow them to accomplish their mission. A certified E-rate vendor is essential to securing the right solution and keeping you within budget. What Is the E-Rate Program? E-rate is a program developed by the Universal Service Administrative Company […]

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Find the Right IT Solutions for Your Business

Finding the right managed service provider (MSP) for your business can be a frustrating process. Some MSPs outsource many of their services and aren’t able to align their services with your business needs. So it’s critical that you do your research and vet your prospects carefully. Otherwise you could be wasting money. IT Solutions Consulting […]

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The Top 3 Cyber Security Trends You Need to Know About for 2020

Cyber security is always evolving, and as we move into 2020 it is important that you stay informed about the latest developments in the field and about where things are headed. From mobile phone attacks to artificial intelligence, Virtual Technologies Group has you covered. Emerging Trends in Cyber Security The cyber security landscape evolves every […]

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Time Is Running Out For Windows 7

Microsoft has announced that it is ending most support for the Windows 7 operating system and older versions of some commonly used apps on Jan. 14, 2020. There is still time to prepare and solutions are available. What the End of Support Really Means for You When Microsoft ends its support for the Windows 7 […]

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What Exactly Is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is revolutionizing the way we work and live by bringing internet-connected devices into common usage for a number of tasks. But this isn’t limited to mobile devices and computers. It seems like everything is connected to the internet these days. IoT and Your Workplace At the most basic level, […]

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3 Advantages of Migrating to a VoIP System

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a communications technology that leverages the internet to provide high-quality, feature-rich voice solutions for your organization. Many are familiar with the concept but aren’t aware of the ways it can affect business operations. How Do You Communicate? If you are still using traditional phone systems, conference calls might be […]

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 – Some Precautionary Measures

October is National Cybersecurity Month, and according to the Department of Homeland Security, this year’s focus is on personal accountability. At home and at work, it’s always good to consider security best practices when using technology. Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. Exactly what is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? The theme for this year’s cybersecurity […]

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