Category: Advent IM Blog

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Cybercrime and the Police part 1

Part one of a series of podcasts on policing challenges, innovations and responses to cybercrime, with the help of the Cyber Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) for West Midlands Police. Part one features Patrick McBrearty from this unit in conversation with Mike Gillespie about his role and his experience, as well as an explanation of […]

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Advent IM On Tour 2019

Although we are at conferences throughout the year, we thought we would do a little snapshot of where we have been so far this year. You can see it on our YouTube channel   Music courtesy of

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The Fallout from Facebook – Mike Gillespie posts

From Advent IM MD, Mike Gillespie This week, following an extensive investigation into charges that Facebook Inc violated a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about their ability to control the privacy of their personal information, the Federal Trade Commission handed down a $5bn penalty to Facebook.  This is by far the biggest penalty ever […]

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A look at child privacy from Michelle Horton

Thank you to Advent IM Security Consultant, Michelle Horton for this post. A recent headline in the news has caught my attention, “Amazon may be recording kids without consent”. Chapters 3 and 8 of GDPR explain that children have the same rights as adults over personal data and may exercise their rights on their own […]

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Red Teaming: creating security clarity

Thank you to our Red Teaming expert, Ian Warren for his thoughts on the benefits of Red Teaming as part of your Physical Security strategy. Businesses take the establishment of good policies, procedures, infrastructure and technical solutions, applied in an integrated way, as the means to protect their valuable assets.  By taking this approach, businesses […]

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