Category: Advent IM Blog

News and information from the Advent IM team.

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All our information security consulting services and training continues as normal. Call us on 0121 559 6699 or email us at bestpractice@advent-im.co.uk for details of upcoming training courses, to start your security project or testing, and don’t forget to sign up for our regular newsletter and podcasts.    

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A Password methodology for #WorldPassword Day

  Today is a good day to talk about building a great password. Everyone knows we need solid passwords, it is a basic requirement. But one of the things I often hear from people is, ‘it’s all very well telling me to build a good password but what does good look like, and how exactly […]

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Public Sector SIRO Training available to book!

The role of the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) is a key function across all areas of the Public Sector, including NHS, central government, nuclear, councils, NDPB’s and in some cases even suppliers to Public Sectors are required to demonstrate the role. Available dates: May 25, 2021 June 22, 2021 July 20, 2021 August 17, 2021 September […]

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PODCAST: The Future of Security Events

Ellie Hurst and Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn spoke with Roy Cooper and Liz Lloyd of Security Twenty Events and Professional Security Magazine and Phelim Rowe of CTG Intelligence Events about their experiences of security events in 2020 and early 2021 and how they adapted to continue to offer great events but in a new way. Some horizon […]

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PODCAST: The Future of Security Events

Ellie Hurst and Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn spoke with Roy Cooper and Liz Lloyd of Security Twenty Events and Professional Security Magazine and Phelim Rowe of CTG Intelligence Events about their experiences of security events in 2020 and early 2021 and how they adapted to continue to offer great events but in a new way. Some horizon […]

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The future: a unified approach to fraud and security.

By Derek Willins, Head of Business Development at Advent IM. Fraud (credit card, identity and cyber-fraud) is now the crime that British citizens are most likely to become a victim of. In England, the number of reported fraud crimes against the person were 3.7m, outstripping theft against the person at 3.4m (Office of National Statistics, […]

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The future: a unified approach to fraud and security.

By Derek Willins, Head of Business Development at Advent IM. Fraud (credit card, identity and cyber-fraud) is now the crime that British citizens are most likely to become a victim of. In England, the number of reported fraud crimes against the person were 3.7m, outstripping theft against the person at 3.4m (Office of National Statistics, […]

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