Tag: Security

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 | Android | […]

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#5MinSecurityRead Care and kindness- #security tools

If there is one thing that has given me hope during this lockdown period, it has been the emergence of a more human face to business. I have attended a couple of webinars, spoken on some panels and read a lot of content and a great deal of human care and concern has been evident. […]

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#5minSecurityread: Ransomware. The only solution.

Thank you to Head of Client Development, Derek Willins for this 5 minute read One day you realise with horror that your files and computers have been blocked. Nothing works. A message appears, it says everything is encrypted, and you have 2 days to pay a ransom in bitcoin before it deletes everything.  What do […]

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#5minSecurityread: The prison of toxic assumptions.

A five minute read from one of the team Thank you to our Head of Client Development, Derek Willins The COVID -19 lockdown has reminded me about something I learned a few years ago. It was the concept of toxic assumptions. They are effectively thinking boundaries (or firewalls if you like) that create organisational inertia […]

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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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