Tag: Mike Gillespie

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Mike shortlisted…twice! National Cyber Awards

We are delighted to share some great news with you. Mike has been list as a finalist in TWO categories at the National Cyber Awards this month. Cyber Citizen of the the Year Cyber Volunteer of the Year       We are so delighted for him and Mike is still stunned. Please wish him […]

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Think beyond tick-box compliance

“When it comes to compliance with the GDPR and the UK’s updated Data Protection Act (DPA), Mike Gillespie, managing director and co-founder of independent security consultancy Advent IM, says no information security professional should be driving the conversation through dialogue about potential fines. In his experience, this is both defeatist and counter-productive when dealing with […]

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Catching up with Mike… #DPD20

We managed to catch up with the ever busy MD, Mike and he had a few good answers for us this #DataProtectionDay.. The wisdom and experience is all his, the background ambience comes from the CIISec Charter celebration last week, where Mike, Derek and Ellie joined in the celebration of our Institute (for we are […]

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Mike has a few words on WhatsApp…

Mike Gillespie has taken to the blog to express his opinion of WhatsApp and the targeting of advertising. So, its official, WhatsApp users will be sent targeted advertising by 2020 It has been on the cards for a while now, indeed some might say that once Facebook acquired Whatsapp it was inevitable.  After all, Facebook […]

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