Category: Advent IM Blog

News and information from the Advent IM team.

PODCAST: The one about Ransomware

Ransomware continues to grow but there have been changes over the last couple of years and the success of this type of attack has had an impact on entire cities and public services. Mike and Ellie talk about the impact of ransomware on business supply chains and critical national infrastructure and what effect the pandemic […]

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PODCAST: The State of the Nation State with Phil Ingram MBE

In this episode we chew the fat with Phil Ingram MBE and look at the escalation of nation state activity and how it affects everyone’s every day lives, both digitally through cyber attacks and in real life such as the Salisbury poisonings.   https://www.advent-im.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Propoganda-and-the-State-of-Nation-State-Activity-online-audio-converter.com_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | […]

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Lets talk about some ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber attacks…

Advent IM MD, Mike Gillespie It seems to have become quite popular these days to refer to any attack on infrastructure, especially when it involves Government or Critical Infrastructure, as coming from a ‘sophisticated threat actor’. However, the truth is often that the attack has been facilitated by negligent but accidental internal behaviours, through poor […]

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5MinSecurityRead: The risk that’s waiting in the inbox

Many organisations have taken advantage, quite rightly, of the furlough scheme. In their absence, some of their mail will have been filtered and collected by team leaders, managers and other non-furloughed staff. But not all of it and not everyone. We know that cyber criminals have taken advantage of the pandemic and in some style, […]

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Advent IM join the Cyber Security Procurement Framework

NHS organisations and other public sector bodies, including emergency services, local authorities and schools, will be able to access cyber security services, including risk management, incident response and recovery, consultancy and personnel, from a range of 25 suppliers through the Cyber Security Services Framework, which launches today. Read the story by Alex Scoxton in Computing View the Procurement […]

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VE Day

We hope you enjoy any VE Day celebrations you may have planned. We know they probably won’t be like other years and we know they won’t be what you had in mind but we hope you enjoy them all the same and reflect on the 75 years since the end of WW2. Best wishes from […]

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Teabreak Wordsearch solutions

Here is the solution to yesterday’s teabreak wordsearch. You may have noticed that one of the words could be found in multiple places. Well that’s IT for you; gets everywhere! Click here for solution pdf.

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