VTG has partnered with Knowbe4 to create a service that keeps you and your organization protected from cyber criminals. It works in conjunction with your existing antivirus and firewalls, with a focus on employees.
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You don’t have to be a victim. VTG has partnered with Knowbe4 to create a service that keeps you and your organization protected from cyber criminals. It works in conjunction with your existing antivirus and firewalls, with a focus on employees.
What is Phishing?
Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails that appear to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.
Phishing emails are designed to convince you that you are performing a normal task or procedure.
Those affected by phishing range from large corporations to small companies; from tech and finance companies to hospitals, schools, and local governments.
What are Phishing Campaigns?
Phishing campaigns can be active as often as is preferred. During an active campaign, an email is sent to an end user in an attempt to induce the user to take action on the email.
The phishing campaigns evolve over time, and can range in subject matter.
Phishing campaigns can be set up to occur as often as is preferred. They can occur at random, and can be set up to send to all users, to a specific group, or to an individual.
What are Training Campaigns?
Training campaigns consist of training modules, video modules, and even games. They range in length from 3 minutes – 45 minutes.
Training is customizable. Campaigns can happen as often as you prefer.
Each campaign can be set up with training reminders, such as: notifying the users of their enrollment, number of days left until the end date, training completion notifications, and the number of days that training is past due.
What is VTG Armor?
VTG Armor is Security Awareness Training that changes the way users approach emails through a combination of phishing email campaigns, training campaigns, and reporting on their progress.
This method allows users to adopt a mindset of vigilance and healthy suspicion. In addition to your organization’s policies and procedures, each user will know how to respond when they receive an unsolicited email to verify its legitimacy.
Every phishing test sent is creating an opportunity for your employees to succeed in keeping you and your organization secure.
Once a month, a report to the account’s administrator is provided.
Examples of progress reports include:
- Number of training sessions completed in a given time frame.
- Number of phishing emails clicked on by a specific user.
Other reports are available and can be generated at any time.
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We have IT and Cyber services based both on your level of need and business size. Weare way, way cheaper than the $ you may need to pay in ransom, or the potential weeks it could take to get your business back up and running.
We do recommend our partners consider some level of cyber insurance.
We LOVE that. We do an excellent job backing your IT professional up if he/she is overwhelmed, or on vacation. We consider our entire staff as part of yourteam. Co-managed IT is a collaborative approach to IT management that allows businesses to supplement their in-house IT staff with external IT experts. Thisapproach has several advantages, including improved IT service delivery, increasedIT security, and reduced IT costs. By working with external IT experts,businesses can tap into a wider range of expertise and experience, ensuring that they have access to the latest technology and best practices. Co-managedIT also allows businesses to augment their IT staff during peak periods, such as during software upgrades or new system deployments. This ensures that businesses have the resources they need to complete these projects on time and within budget. Additionally, co-managed IT can help businesses improve their IT security posture by providing access to specialized security expertise and tools. Finally, co-managed IT can be a cost-effective solution, allowing businesses to reduce IT costs by outsourcing some or all of their IT services to external providers. Overall, co-managed IT can provide businesses with the flexibility, expertise, and cost-effectiveness they need to compete and thrive in today's digital landscape.
While moving data and applications to the cloud can provide many benefits, it does not mean that the security of your data is automatically guaranteed.Cybersecurity is still crucial even when your data is in the cloud. In fact, cloud environments can be particularly vulnerable to cyber threats due to the increased complexity of their infrastructure and the potential form is configurations. Cloud providers are responsible for securing the infrastructure, but customers are responsible for securing their own data and applications. This includes implementing access controls, monitoring for threats, and ensuring that data is encrypted both at rest and in transit. In addition, cloud providers typically have shared responsibility models, where they only provide certain levels of security, leaving the customer responsible for other areas. Ultimately, regardless of where your data is located, it is important to have a strong cybersecurity strategy in place to protect it from cyber threats.
Maybe. This completely depends on a combination of care and luck. We can check for you. In 2020, the FBI reported nearly 77,000 cases of cyber extortion. Education is often the key, and guess what? We have an educational tool that your entire team will love.
Small businesses are justas vulnerable to cybersecurity threats as larger organizations. In fact, they may be even more vulnerable as they often lack the resources and expertise to implement strong cybersecurity measures. Cybercriminals know that small businesses are attractive targets as they may have weaker security defenses and valuable data that can be sold on the dark web. Small businesses may also be targeted as a means of accessing larger organizations that they work with.Additionally, many small businesses may not take cybersecurity as seriously as they should, thinking that they are not likely to be targeted. However, the reality is that cyber threats can impact any business, regardless of its size.Therefore, it is crucial for small businesses to prioritize cybersecurity and implement best practices such as regular employee training, strong passwords, and multi-factor authentication. By doing so, small businesses can better protect their assets, their customers, and their reputation.
Even if you do not have a server, cybersecurity is still essential to protect your digital assets. As more business processes and personal data are conducted online, the risk of cyber threats continues to increase. Cybercriminals use various tactics such as phishing, malware, and ransomware to gain access to sensitive information or disrupt business operations. Without proper cybersecurity measures in place, you could be vulnerable to these attacks. This could lead to financial losses, reputational damage, or even legal liabilities. Additionally, even if you are not directly targeted, you could still be affected by security breaches through third-party vendors or partners that you work with. Therefore, regardless of the size or nature of your business, it is important to prioritize cybersecurity to protect your digital assets and ensure the integrity of your operations.