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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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We have a Winner from our Ticket Giveaway Prize Draw

Congratulations to Cortney Melia from the Waterloo Eye Centre who has won 2 VIP tickets to Man United vs Everton on Sunday. Cortney was drawn at random to win the prize after signing up to the Venom IT newsletter mailing list. Unfortunately we could only have one winner on this occasion but we would like to […]

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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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Venom IT Receives International Quality Certification ISO 9001

Venom IT are pleased to announce that we have achieved ISO 9001 certification for the quality of our services and operations.  ISO 9001 is a standard that ensures Businesses can efficiently meet customer and stakeholder requirements by delivering services of the highest quality. The ISO 9001 certification is recognised worldwide as the international benchmark for […]

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We Have A Winner From Our Recent Survey Competition

Congratulations to Carl Wainwright from Illingworth Research who has won a Windows 10 tablet PC after taking part in Venom IT’s cyber security survey. We visited Illingworth Research to hand over the Tablet PC to Carl, who was chosen at random to win the prize, he said: “I feel privileged to be lucky enough to […]

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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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Venom IT is Cyber Essentials Certified

Venom IT is Cyber Essentials certified. Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed scheme, which identifies security controls an organisation must have in place to defend against Internet threats. The Cyber Essentials accreditation demonstrates that we have the correct measures in place to ensure the security of our systems. In order to gain the certification, we were […]

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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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