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Cyber Security

9 Tips on Securing Your Devices

Here are 3 steps for 3 different devices you can take to be more secure right now, without having to wear a tinfoil hat.

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3 Quick Checks to Spot a Good Cloud Provider

Cloud services are great as they provide easy access to high-end security along with never-before experienced mobility. Unfortunately, there are some providers out there who are really not playing a fair game. 1) Where are they based? Flying to the US for a court case if ever there’s a dispute might not be practical. Also, […]

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Is your Organisation Ready for the GDPR and the Data Protection Bill?

Digital Minister Matt Hancock has announced that the UK will be implementing a new Data Protection Bill that will comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With the introduction of the GDPR just under 8 months away, you may be worried as to whether your Organisation will be in a position to comply. […]

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Will your Network Security Strategy Protect you from Cyber Attacks?

A recent Government survey found that nearly seven in ten large companies identified a cyber breach in the last year and small to medium-sized businesses are just as likely to be targeted. With this in mind, we surveyed a variety of UK businesses to investigate what kind of network security measures they have in place. […]

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Damage To Your Reputation Could Be More Costly Than The GDPR Fines

As the introduction of the GDPR draws ever closer, much has been made of the heavy fines for non-compliance. Failure to prevent a cyber attack that leads to data loss could now see your company fined either up to 4% of its annual turnover or £17 million, depending on which figure is higher. Although the […]

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What is the Internet of Things?

All of us would like to live a comfortable life. Thanks to the internet, it has efficiently alleviated some of the issues that have been bothering us for years. But what if we can improve these concepts and everything can be automated according to our habits, needs, and preferences? That’s where the Internet of Things […]

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Cyber Security Tips from Venom IT

Cyber security is one of the most important factors for businesses to consider. As the internet continues to evolve it is vital that ever expanding computer networks are kept as secure as possible. Venom IT are Cyber Essentials certified, meaning we can be trusted to keep your data safe. We implement various measures including email filtering, […]

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Computer Chip Flaws: Meltdown and Spectre

Two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside almost all computers across the world were discovered last week. A microprocessor, also known as a computer chip or a Central Processing Unit (CPU) , is the brain of a computer, processing the information and transmitting data signals. As well as PC’s, computer chips also run servers, […]

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What Is A Man-in-the-Middle Attack And Can You Prevent It?

There is a form of cyber attack doing the rounds called a man-in-the-middle attack, or MITM for short. Many companies have been hard-hit by it, losing out on substantial amounts of money as a result. However, it is not just companies getting hit by this specific type of cyber attack, it is also individuals, when […]

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9 Ways You Are Helping Hackers Steal Your Information Online

Use passwords that are short and easy to guess Use the same, boring password for everything Write down your password on a yellow Post-It note and stick it on your computer screen/desk Do your banking using free Wi-Fi from a coffeeshop, restaurant or on the bus Install loads of games and pointless apps on your […]

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