Trending Topics In Managed Cyber Security

Where Your Managed Security Provider Can Help The trouble with cyber security is that malicious actors are always evolving, developing new threats faster than many businesses can keep up. Data breaches and system downtime can cost thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars per day, and staying ahead of the 8-ball […]

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How to Avoid and Combat Ransomware

Ransomware attacks often cause a cascade of negative effects on businesses. There is, of course, the ransom that may or may not release systems and data held hostage, but lost productivity and downtime can be even greater business killers. What Exactly Is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to hold your data or […]

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How to Identify and Combat Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks are nearly as old as email itself. As soon as computers became a staple in the business world, there were hackers eager to steal critical business data. But, what is a phishing attack, and what can it entail? This post should shed some light on the subject. How to Identify Phishing Emails At […]

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How Does Malware Spread in a Network

Different types of malware will affect your network in different ways but no threat should be taken lightly. System downtime, data loss, and ransoms can make it difficult to reach your mission-critical goals. However, preventing negative outcomes is possible if you understand how malware spreads. Malware That Finds Holes in Network Security Like vampires in […]

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Growing Network Security Threats

The new year (and the new decade, as a matter of fact) is sure to bring with it an explosion of internet-connected devices and generally interconnected “smart” workplaces. Naturally, this increases the amount of opportunity for malicious actors to attack these systems. Cybersecurity solution providers have become more adept at addressing these threats, but it […]

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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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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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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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Cyber Security Infrastructure – What Do You Really Need?

The cyber security strategies your organization employs can make a dramatic difference for your operation. If you aren’t closing vulnerabilities through a holistic solution that includes your physical infrastructure, software solutions, and best practices or training, your organization is at risk. Cyber Security Affects Everything Your cyber security strategy affects every piece of your organization, […]

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