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News and information from the Advent IM team.

Join Ellie Hurst at Security Twenty, Manchester this July!

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

The event is aimed at end users, purchasers and those who specify security products and will update attendees on the latest developments in the security sector. Whether you are in corporate security, local government CCTV or retail loss prevention we aim to get key people into the room and share knowledge. Join Ellie Hurst, Head […]

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Find us at the NDA Group Supply Chain Event, Telford!

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Join us at the biggest networking event in Europe for nuclear decommissioning on the 21st July, 2022. The event will be held at The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire.  View the event here. The NDA group supply chain event is organised by the industry for the industry. The event attracts 1700 delegates, providing opportunities to network […]

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Armed Forces Week 2022 #SALUTEOURFORCES

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the people who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. Find out more here. We spoke to Ex-Military and Reservists in the team here at Advent IM who are for their support and advice to […]

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Weekend Widosm 17/06: Mens Health Week, Data Laws, FM Forum

Weekend Wisdom is back, and because the weather is so nice, we’ll try to keep it short. This week in News: It is Men’s Health Week this week, check out our blog here  Microsoft Exchange servers are being hacked to deploy ransomware – read here Financial services saw a 35% increase in ransomware attacks in […]

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Men’s Health Week: Its time for your Man MOT

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

This week is Men’s Health Week. In support of the campaign run by Men’s Health Forum, we want to encourage men to give themselves an MOT. Why do men need an MOT? We know early stage cancer diagnoses fell by third in first lockdown and that shortfall has continued. Macmillan reckon that around 50,000 of us have missed a cancer […]

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NEW PODCAST: Changes to the Workplace

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

We have a new podcast available to download and listen to for FREE on our website or your favorite streaming service. Ellie Hurst, Olivia Lawlor Blackburn, and Liz Kentish of Kentish and Co, discuss the changes to the workplace environment over the last 2 years, how has this impacted facilities management, and do we think […]

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Are you using the same password on different systems? A thought from Mike Gillespie this #WorldPasswordDay

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Managing passwords continues to be a major challenge for any organisation.  Our users continue to be told that passwords must be longish, complexish and changed regularly. Speaking at a conference in 2004 – yes that long ago! – Bill Gates predicted that passwords would soon reach the end of their life, saying that passwords cannot […]

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Weekend Wisdom 29/4: Coca Cola Data breach, University Ransomware Costs, Finance Malware Attacks

Good afternoon, everyone. Happy Friday, everyone! It’s been a while since we’ve had a full week, so without further ado: Coca-Cola is investigating claims of a large-scale data breach by Russian-linked cybercrime gang Stormous. Read here Happy World Intellectual Property Day. Watch here Ransomware Attacks Cost Universities Over £2m. Read here  Destructive Malware Attacks Against […]

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