One world, and Global Tech Advocates is connecting it

I left Shanghai Pudong Airport last Thursday, leaving behind the energy and innovation of the Shanghai tech industry. A truly inspiring non-stop event over several days organised by the very impressive Russ Shaw & John Zei of the amazing #TechGlobalAdvocates. (https://www.techlondonadvocates.org.uk/global-tech-advocates/) and with a big bit of help from the team at Seven Hills (www.wearesevenhills.com) If truth be told, the quality of the attendees (I don’t include myself in that) was outstanding and we learned […]

Urgent and Important Notice re Cyber Exposure

Urgent and Important Notice re Cyber Exposure We have been advised by specialist cyber insurer CFC that it has become aware of a significant new security vulnerability that can be easily exploited to bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA). MFA is commonly used to protect against phishing attacks and compromised passwords, which are two of the most common root causes of cyber claims seen by their incident response team. Even worse, they have become aware of tools […]

Tech East Member Interview with Chris Marsh of Venture Risks Group

Tech East Member Interview with Chris Marsh of Venture Risks Group Can you tell us about Venture Risks and what the company does? Venture Risks is a corporate insurance broking and risk management firm based in East Anglia, but with a new Edinburgh office opening in the New Year. We work with clients from all sectors to help them understand their unique and very real business risks. These companies are typically pushing hard on a […]

‘There are those who wish to do us harm’

‘There are those who wish to do us harm’ The world of cyber risk can often feel like it is something others face. You read about hacks and attacks but so far, it hasn’t happened to you. In amongst the plethora of different risks you can face is a simple but very powerful assault called a DDoS attack. This is a Distributed Denial of Access attack that seeks to cripple your ability to communicate or […]