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Venom IT raise £600 for the DSA with GDPR Training Seminar

We would like to thank everyone who attended our Cyber Security and GDPR training seminar for helping us to raise £600 for the Down’s Syndrome Association; all the proceeds from ticket sales for the event have been donated to the Charity. We hosted the seminar at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce to help guide […]

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We have a Winner from our Survey Competition

Congratulations to Andy Berry who has won VIP tickets to Man United vs Huddersfield at Old Trafford on the 3rd February. Andy was drawn at random to win the prize after answering our survey on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Andy will be joining us in the Manchester Suite VIP for the executive match […]

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Uber Hid Huge Hack that Exposed 57 Million Users' Data

The personal information of 57 million Uber customers and drivers around the world was compromised in a data breach which was covered up by the taxi firm back in 2016. Hackers managed to access the names, email addresses and phone numbers of millions of Uber users as a result of the attack. Bloomberg, who broke […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Cloud Computing?

It can be difficult to compete with the huge IT infrastructure budgets of large organisations. Not being able to regularly invest in the necessary enterprise level technology can seriously halt the growth and productivity of your business. However, by choosing Cloud computing as your IT model, you will be able to access the high-level systems you wouldn't otherwise be able to afford.

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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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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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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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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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WannaCry – Analysis of the NHS Ransomeware Attack

On May 12, 2017, over 200,000 computers in 99 countries got infected by WannaCry, a type of ransomware program that targets Microsoft Windows. WannaCry shut down the NHS, Telefónica, FedEx, Deutsche Bahn and more, causing serious alarm, specifically from people who had their important personal details on their systems. The virus locks down the computer and demands […]

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The Importance of Antivirus for Businesses and Individuals

Everyone needs to protect their system and one way to do it is by having a reliable antivirus software installed. Today, with all the cyber attacks occurring, people understand the importance of an antivirus to keep their digital lives safe from potential dangers. Unfortunately, some who are less mindful of how they must use their computer skip […]

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