Tag: Security

News and information from the Advent IM team.

#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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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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Speaking of Zoom…

From Security Consultant Michelle Horton. Recently, the first Cabinet meeting was held using Zoom US. Many organisations use systems like Zoom US (other platforms are available) but given the current circumstances, for many, this is a new venture. It raises important questions. Are we aware of the privacy settings and security procedures required and how […]

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