Category: Advent IM News

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Weekend Wisdom Returns!

This is your weekly recap of everything that has happened in the world of security as well as what we have been up to here at Advent. So, without further ado, Our #5MinSecurityRead series is back starting with: I am not a target, by Head of Marcomms and Media, Ellie Hurst. Read here  War in […]

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Boardroom does not see ransomware as a priority

Less than a quarter of company directors think ransomware is a top priority for their security teams, according to Egress Only 23% of company directors consider ransomware to be a top cyber security priority, even though a slim majority (59%) of organisations have at some point fallen victim to a ransomware incident, according to a […]

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Security requirements for MoD Suppliers

If you are a supplier to the Ministry of Defence you will be aware of the stringent security requirements that need to be in place to maintain your commercial relationship. Finding all the resources you need can be a challenge, whether that is for assurance (JSP440 or NIST) or audit or just finding the right […]

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Police Data Protection Webinar to repeat!

Following the success of our inaugural Police Data Protection webinar this week, we have decided to run it again in the Spring. This webinar looks at harmonising what can appear to be conflicting police data management requirements to get good outcomes and build great practices that support frontline policing and improve security resilience. We are […]

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ICO fines HIV Scotland for email data protection breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the charity HIV Scotland £10,000 for a breach of data protection law through an emailing. It sent an email in February 2020 to 105 people which included patient advocates representing people living in Scotland with HIV. All the email addresses were visible to all recipients, and 65 of […]

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Mike Gillespie Braved The Shave

On Sunday the 31st of October  Mike Gillespie Braved the Shave on the 4th anniversary of his Mum’s death. “My mum was both a mother and a friend to me, and gave so much of herself, selflessly, to help, support, and look after so many people in her life including her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren […]

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Press Release: Ex-Veterans at Advent IM announced as finalists at the stunning British Ex-Forces in Business Awards 2021

**PRESS RELEASE** Media Contact: Ellie Hurst +44 (0) 121 559 6699, bestpractice@advent-im.co.uk Date : 01 Nov 2021  Ex-Veterans at Advent IM announced as finalists at the stunning British Ex-Forces in Business Awards 2021  After a testing year, Advent IM are thrilled to announce that not one, but two team members have made the shortlist for the […]

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We are now live on YouTube!

Today is the day we re launched our youtube chanel! The first video is live and this video discusses the ICO and how to avoid becoming a number in the ICO statistics This video is part of our #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth 8 part short video series to mark Cyber Security Awareness Month 2021 and coincide with our […]

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