Virus Bulletin

  • Today, we open the call for last-minute papers for VB2017. Submit before 3 September to have your abstract considered for one of the ten slots reserved for 'hot' research. Read more

  • We're not ones to make bold claims about our conference, and we suggest you ask past attendees for their opinion, but here are five reasons why we think you should come to VB2017 in Madrid. Read more

  • US Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security to implement DMARC. Martijn Grooten looks at what difference this could make for phishing attacks impersonating the US federal governent. Read more

  • Unsurprisingly given today's threat landscape, the VB2017 programme contains several talks on various advanced persistent threats - but also a talk on what may be the polar opposite of such threats: an inept persistent threat. Read more

IT Managed Service Contracts

What are they?

An IT Managed Service contract provided by CN IT Solutions allows you to have access to a dedicated IT helpdesk and support team, without the need to employ qualified IT staff (a saving of between £18-25k). You pay one price (payble yearly or monthly) for unlimited IT support on a fixed term contract for either 12, 18 or 24 months, which is fully supported by a detailed service level agreement.


Key features 



  • IT expertise, guidance, support from Microsoft Certified System Administrators on Windows, Linux and UNIX.
  • Help and advice with email,Internet and “How do I do this?” queries
  • Access to IT procurement at a discounted rate via our many partner suppliers.
  • Updates on new technology and potential upgrades/refreshes.
  • Hardware Upgrade advice (discounted procurement)


Typical Charges

An IT Managed Service contract for a small to meduim size business is cheaper than you think! Support packages can start from as little as £85 *per month and you can pay by direct debit, spreading the cost of the support for IT across the year.

 (* 2 desktops, 1 laptop, Router/Network and Storage Device).