Recent News

What is Microsegmentation? How getting Granular Improves Network Security

"Microsegmentation is a method of creating secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allows companies to isolate workloads from one another and secure them individually."

This Network Segmentation is not a new idea however, industries have implemented Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), Firewalls, Access Control Lists (ACL), etc. Individual separations lead to individual processes leading to a greater resistance to cyber attack. What makes Microsegmentation different is that is breaks it down even more. "Microsegmentation lets you do more fine-grained segmentation".

Spectre and Meltdown exploits

On January 3rd, of 2018, two industry-wide hardware-based vulnerabilities were disclosed, they are known as the Meltdown and Spectre exploits. These vulnerabilities affect almost all personal and business-class Intel, AMD and ARM processors (CPU’s) manufactured since January 1995. If exploited, these vulnerabilities do not allow a hacker to gain remote access to a device, instead they allow a hacker to gain information stored in the memory of the device.

How to Get the Most from a Managed IT Services Provider

As the managed services provider market matures, CIOs should resist the urge to go with the lowest-cost provider in favor of partners that understand your business and can help you achieve strategic goals.

Managed Services growth is steady. Currently, it is the second most popular business model for all industries as of 2017. "Three-in-10 MSPs surveyed by CompTIA ranked managed services as the leading generator of revenue in the previous 12 months, second to the 44 percent that pointed to IT solutions..."

NTG Achieves Cisco Gold!

LUTZ, FL., March 30, 2016 — NTG, Inc. announced that it has earned Gold Certification from Cisco Systems. To earn Gold certification, NTG was required to meet or exceed the rigorous service, support, customer satisfaction and networking ability standards set forth by Cisco.

“We are proud to receive the Gold Partner status from Cisco,” said Wendy Hafner, president of NTG. “It’s testament to the engineering excellence and superior customer support NTG has come to be known for, now with enhanced support from Cisco.”

NTG awarded National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contract for Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V.

Northern Technologies Group, Inc. (NTG) is pleased to announce the recently awarded National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contract for Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V.
“NTG welcomes this outstanding opportunity to support the NASA contract for Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC),” said NTG’s President, Wendy Hafner. She added, “NTG is dedicated to serving NASA procurements to achieve their mission for customer centric, cost-effective, innovative, agile and reliable solutions.”

Modern Day Marine Conference

It was a total success, and great participating with such incredible companies.

This is a picture of our NTG (Northern Technologies Group) Booth at the Marine

Corps Base, Quantico, VA Sept. 23-25, 2014

Thank you to all Our Partners and our staff for an incredible job well done!