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News and information from the Advent IM team.

84% of CNI Orgs Experienced Cyber-Attacks in the Last Year

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
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The vast majority (86%) of critical national infrastructure (CNI) organizations in the UK have experienced cyber-attacks on their operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS) in the past 12 months, according to a new study by Bridewell Consulting.   Read via InfoSecurityMag. 

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BBC Reports Theft of 105 Electrical Devices

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

The BBC has reported the theft of 105 electrical devices from its premises over the last two years, according to data obtained following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request by litigation firm Griffin Law. The findings have raised fears that confidential information contained in these devices will have fallen into the hands of malicious actors. […]

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Data Protection Day 2021

  Our annual bit of fun for Data Protection Day. This year, we bring you some of the villains of Data Protection along with some guidance, as usual, delivered with tongue firmly in cheek. So join Taggart Macbeth as he guides you through a rogues gallery of offenders. Don’t forget to check out the blog […]

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Security Think Tank: Datacentre security is a business imperative

That datacentre security is a complex subject is not in doubt and, given the trend to move beyond centralised datacentres to distributed environments, this is not going to change. How can security professionals ensure such setups are just as secure as the traditional centralised model? Read Mike’s response in Computer Weekly.

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Your security journey; more for less, post COVID-19. 

Thank you to our Head of Client Development, Derek Willins. As we endure societal lockdown in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19, thoughts turn to imagining what will change when it’s beaten. I suspect that business continuity, business resilience and risk management will be high on most agendas for a while, alongside the […]

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