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  • Living in a post-COVID digital world
    There’s nothing like a pandemic or natural disaster to bring out cyber-related scams. Cybercriminals take advantage of your vulnerability gain access to your data both on a personal and professional level. From increased cyberattacks to ensuring remote staff can work effectively and securely. COVID-19 has changed the way businesses operate. There’s a growing threat to … Read more
  • Why are security patches important?
    You may have heard of a bug repairer or fixer and that’s exactly what a security patch is designed to do. A patch is a piece of software that is added to an existing system often after a security breach to safeguard other data that may not have been affected in the initial breach.In the … Read more
  • You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See
    Going beyond the surface level of your IT needs can be tricky without the right resources, time or staff, but this is not the only thing to consider. Interestingly, 12% of IT professionals in a recent study admitted their organisations do not run vulnerability scans at all and, only 63% of the organisations who do … Read more
  • Virtual IT Group named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers
    Virtual IT Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Australia on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. As an MSP 501 finalist Ranked 141 in the world, tied to our recent win as MSP of the Year APAC, Virtual … Read more
  • 10 Must-Have Security Strategies
    Just how has COVID-19 affected the Dark Web? With reports of new cyber-attack strategies being shared around the world, protecting your business information has never been more important. But where to begin? Check out these top 10 must-have strategies to protect your business from cyber threats. 1. INSTALL ANTIVIRUS & ANTI-MALWARE Equip all PCs and … Read more
  • Ransomware: A fast-growing, powerful threat.
    This is the year of ransomware. And it is proving to be seriously profitable. Ransomware has quickly become the most lucrative type of malware ever seen. The FBI has said ransomware is on the way to becoming a $1 billion annual market. Cisco Talos research shows that a single ransomware campaign can generate up to $60 million … Read more
  • Managed IT Services for Not-for-Profit Organisations
    Managing your expenses is vital for any organisation but specifically so for a Not-for-Profit (NFP) organisation. Quite often, budgets are smaller than large corporate firms and each dollar spent needs to provide value for key stakeholders. Outsourcing IT services has been a common trend across many NFP organisations over the past few years and this … Read more
  • 3 tips for better productivity when working at home
    Are you currently working from home? How is that going for you? We can hear some of you saying “oh it’s going great, I’m so productive”, while others are pleading to “get me back into the office asap”! If you’re the latter, don’t worry! Working from home is an adapted skill and one that doesn’t … Read more
  • Is your business prepared for a remote workforce?
    Recently, we’ve had many clients contact us to discuss how they can implement strategies that will ensure business continuity, should their workforce be required to work from home. In light of recent activity, we’ve prepared a list of recommendations for your business to implement and ways in which we can assist you to continue to … Read more
  • And the winner is… Virtual IT Group!
    The team were presented with the Telstra Emerging Partner of the Year award for 2018 at Telstra's showcase event, Vantage.