Tag: Mike Gillespie

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Press Release: Mike Gillespie recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Security in The Security Institute Awards Shortlist

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

**PRESS RELEASE** Media Contact: Ellie Hurst +44 (0) 121 559 6699, bestpractice@advent-im.co.uk Date : 16 Nov 2021 Mike Gillespie recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Security in The Security Institute Awards Shortlist Advent Managing Director, Mike Gillespie has been shortlisted for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Security’  in memory of George van Schalkwyk, in the 2020 […]

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Mike Gillespie Braved The Shave

On Sunday the 31st of October  Mike Gillespie Braved the Shave on the 4th anniversary of his Mum’s death. “My mum was both a mother and a friend to me, and gave so much of herself, selflessly, to help, support, and look after so many people in her life including her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren […]

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Professional Security Magazine x Mike Gillespie – Buildings that can harm

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

The recent news of the Modipwn vulnerability, highlights again how real this problem is; it has not gone away. While this Modicon attack is specific to a certain technology, what it shows is that effectively any of these legacy PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and associated technologies, could cause the take over of a smart building. […]

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Advent IM’s Weekend Wisdom 20/08/2021

This week on Weekend Wisdom, it has been a busy week in news, with the major story of the week being the T-Mobile data breach, which resulted in the leak of 100 million customer records. Europol has shut down a cyber fraud ring that defrauded companies in 20 countries, and the Information Commissioner’s Office has […]

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Mike Gillespie will Brave the Shave, this October!

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Mike Gillespie, our Managing Director, will ‘Brave the Shave’ in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.  Mike said: ‘I have chosen 31st October as this will be the 4th anniversary of my Mums death. I have many friends and family who have been touched by or been affected by cancer. So, if you want to have […]

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Mike Gillespie will Brave the Shave

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

If you want to see Mike Gillespie like he has never looked before, wait until October 31. For then he is going to ‘Brave the Shave’ in aid of the charity Macmillans. Read via ProfessionalSecurityMagazine.

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Is the Use of AI in the Workplace Ethical?

A report by the Trades Union Congress says new protections are “urgently needed” to regulate the use of AI in workplaces. AI can be utilised by employers in remote recruitment, monitoring and work allocation. By using things such as natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence can handle repetitive and lengthy administrative tasks, freeing up the workforce […]

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