Tag: information security

News and information from the Advent IM team.

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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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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Working from home security considerations

Thank you to Security Consultant Craig Moan for his thoughts on this topic. As more of the UK workforce starts to work from home, we thought it would be a good idea to look at information security, business continuity and data protection considerations you need to make. From Advent IM Security Consultant – Craig Moan  […]

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Adtech and the data protection debate – where next?

In June we issued our Adtech Update Report with a clear message to industry that they had six months to read, internalise and act upon our report. Our view from the outset was that this is an industry problem requiring an industry solution. We have just reached the end of that six month period and are reviewing […]

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Civil Nuclear Industry and the move to outcomes-based regulation.

With thanks to our Security Consultant, Osian Cassells for his perspective on this change of regulatory style. The move from requirements-based to outcomes-based regulation within the Civil Nuclear Industry- National Objectives, Requirements and Model Standards (NORMS) to Security Assessment Principles (SyAPs) Whilst a member of the information security team for an organisation within the UK […]

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IISP and Advent IM – perfect combination!

We are happy to be premium sponsors of IISP LIVE this July and will be offering a Masterclass on the day..details soon. There will be a few of us there to support this important event and we are delighted it will be held at City of Birmingham University. So come along and chat with Mike […]

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