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Upcoming Events

Recent and upcoming events



    Has the rush to technology once again proven to be a dangerous path? Mike Gillespie will be speaking at TAVCOM IFSEC.

    | ExCeL, London, UK
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  • IFSEC Facilities

    IFSEC Facilities

    Mike’s Cosmo Guide to systems tells us how to specify and procure securely, how to manage securely and how to decommission securely.

    | ExCeL, London, UK
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  • IFSEC Keynote Arena

    IFSEC Keynote Arena

    Mike Gillespie will be on the panel for Secure by Default (and Design). Security and privacy standards are continually developing to ensure that no vulnerabilities exist which can be exploited for malicious purposes. Secure by Default takes an all-inclusive approach which focuses on solving security issues at the outset of hardware and operating system development rather than when problems arise.

    | ExCeL, London, UK
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  • The Importance of Cyber Security in an Access Control World

    The Importance of Cyber Security in an Access Control World

    The Cosmopolitan Guide to Managing Security Systems – discussing the standards being developed and led by Tony Porter, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner – and the newly launched Secure by Default standard

    | Manchester Metropolitan University
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  • IISP North West

    IISP North West

    We’ll be hearing about the convergence of physical and cyber security from Mike Gillespie, managing director and co-founder of Advent IM Ltd & cyber security advisor to the UK Surveillance Camera Commisioner.

    | Manchester University, Kilburn Building
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  • IISP Live

    IISP Live

    We are delighted to be premium sponsors of this important event and are busily planning our Masterclass content! Watch this blog and Twitter feeds for more updates. @Advent_IM…@Advent_IM_Comms …@Advent_IM_MD

    | School of Computing and Digital Technology, Birmingham City University
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  • Women in Security Awards

    Women in Security Awards

    The Professional Security Magazine Women in Security Awards are the security profession’s dedicated awards that recognise and honour the accomplishments, value and contributions of women within the wider world of security. Our very own Ellie Hurst has been nominated.

    | the Dixie Queen, River Thames, London
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What People Say

“Episerver now has ISO 27001 certification for the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud service and would like to thank Advent IM for their assistance and guidance with the certification process. Mike Gillespie and team helped us integrate security and compliance requirements to fit efficiently and effectively with our business goals and objectives.”

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“Overall I found Advent to be a very professional outfit with a friendly and delivery focused approach, thereby allowing project challenges to be tackled together in an open and swift manner. I only have good things to say with regards to Advent and would not hesitate to work with them again or recommend them to another government organisation.”

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“Thank you for removing the noise from our GDPR preparations. Throughout the short course you made complex information very accessible, giving interesting real life examples which enabled us to better understand the concepts and our obligations. I was pleased you took a common sense approach to unpicking GDPR as other suppliers we had previously spoken to had made us feel quite anxious about the whole thing!”

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