Tag: covid-19

News and information from the Advent IM team.

PODCAST: The State of the Nation State with Phil Ingram MBE

In this episode we chew the fat with Phil Ingram MBE and look at the escalation of nation state activity and how it affects everyone’s every day lives, both digitally through cyber attacks and in real life such as the Salisbury poisonings.   https://www.advent-im.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Propoganda-and-the-State-of-Nation-State-Activity-online-audio-converter.com_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS

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Track trace fraud alert

SCAMMERS are finding it ‘blisteringly easy’ to pose as coronavirus contact tracers, experts said yesterday. Anyone armed with a ‘simple app and zero technical knowhow’ can make it appear as if they are calling from the official number that is being used by the new team of NHS trackers. Read story by Dominic Yeatman in […]

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Cybercrime in the pandemic

From Advent IM MD, Mike Gillespie. In a few short months the words ‘terrorism’, ‘conflict’ and ‘war’ have all but disappeared from our news programming. ‘Pandemic’, ‘coronavirus’ and COVID-19 now dominate not ony news but everyday conversatons, social media interactions and what feels like very waking moment. Sadly, 2020 has brought fear, uncertainty and financial […]

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Business as usual at Advent IM

The escalating COVID-19 pandemic means we are observing Government guidelines and all staff are working from home. However, we have a very well developed and tested Business Continuity plan and although we are avoiding face to face meetings in favour of conference calls and other communication platforms, we are perfectly placed and prepared to deliver […]

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Coronavirus; the Business Continuity implications and advice

COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, whether that be for personal or business reasons. It is recommended that all organisations review their Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) plans to ensure it covers a large-scale pandemic. BC plans should include DR, so an organisation with a well-constructed BC Plan […]

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