We’re an eclectic group. VENZA is a team of trailblazers, map makers and guides from a variety of places with diverse backgrounds. We encourage a healthy work-life balance and foster opportunities for career growth, collaboration between teams, and of course, fun! With celebrations like company holiday parties, charity events, cook-outs and more throughout the year, our team comes together to connect and enjoy life. The benefits we provide our team reflects our human-centric workplace and shows VENZA’s focus on the well-being of all VENZAtians, both professionally and personally. Also, did we mention unlimited snacks?
Steven Chabinsky once said, “Thinking of cybersecurity solely as an IT issue is like believing that an entire company’s workforce, from the CEO down, is just one big HR issue.” As we head into the third quarter of 2021, this sentiment rings more true than ever before.
VENZA®, the leading data protection, compliance, and training organization for the hospitality industry, announced it has acquired privately-owned CyberTek Engineering, an award-winning MSP (Managed Service Provider) that offers a wide range of business IT services and solutions. The purchase complements VENZA’s existing security solutions, enhances its position as an MSSP (Managed Security Services Provider), significantly increases its technical talent, and enhances its ability to serve its client base more comprehensively.
Webinar Finding Security TalentA study from late 2019 found that the shortage of data security talent in 2020 was a concern for 91.3% of businesses. Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic worsened by a dramatic surge in cyberattacks and complicated by new mandates for remote working, competent IT security professionals have never been […]
Theresa Payton is a veteran cybercrime fighter who has brought her expertise to everything from the White House as a former chief information officer to the CBS show “Hunted,” where she plays a recurring role as herself. The president and CEO of Fortalice Solutions and co-founder of Dark Cubed recently addressed thousands of hospitality professionals […]
With the May 25, 2018 deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rapidly approaching, VENZA® is distributing a GDPR Readiness Survey and needs your participation. Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-founder of VENZA, designed this survey to assess the level of compliance and awareness of organizations in the hospitality industry. Questions not only cover basic demographics, such […]
You probably remember the massive data breach that Sony Entertainment suffered back in April 2011 in its video game online network which exposed the personal information of approximately 77 million PlayStation Network and Qriocity account holders, making it one of the largest data breaches of all time, and immersed Sony in years of expensive and […]
On May 21st, eBay announced that it had experienced a data breach that had potentially affected all 145 million of its users. In addition to the shock wave of bad press, regulatory and congressional scrutiny, and calls to action by State Attorneys General that follow all high profile data breaches, eBay has been hailed as […]
Just three weeks prior to Los Angeles hosting HITEC 2015, the hospitality industry’s largest technology conference, the local ABC news affiliate reports on the lack of awareness around PCI Compliance at the property level. The report contains startling quotes from hotel managers such as “I have no idea about PCI Compliance.” Click to Watch […]
Wyndham Worldwide is learning the hard way that the consequences of allegedly not taking adequate steps to prevent data breaches aren’t limited to customer complaints and government penalties. In the wake of its well-publicized data breaches, and the recent temporary setback in its litigation with the Federal Trade Commission, Wyndham and a number of its […]