All posts by: Louise Auty

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19th Feb 2024

Phishing attacks: Defending your legal organisation

Phishing affects everyone but the Legal Sector is more attractive for cyber criminals due to the nature of the business, indeed the 32nd annual PwC Annual Law Firms’ Survey 2023 revealed that 85 per cent of the UK’s Top 100 firms are extremely, or somewhat, concerned about cyber threats.

Reputation is critical to the business of law, which makes legal practices attractive targets for extortion. The Legal Sector is additionally more vulnerable because of the amount of highly sensitive information businesses carry, as well as the large volumes of money they can be dealing with. This makes organisations in the sector especially targeted by phishing attacks.

Industry insight
5th Dec 2023

What happens now after the UK AI Summit?

One of the biggest takeaways from the UK AI Summit was the signing of a declaration establishing a shared understanding of the opportunities and risks posed by frontier AI.

Almost 30 countries, including the UK, the US, Australia and China, along with the European Union, signed the Bletchley Declaration, which recognises the need for governments to work together to meet the most significant AI challenges.

Industry insight
1st Dec 2023

It’s the Christmas 2023 advert round-up time!

While it’s not illegal to use a web traffic generator it’s something that businesses who want to protect their brand should shy away from.

Web traffic bots are computer programs that can be launched on a network to artificially create traffic on websites and social media. They’ve become more prominent in recent years, but web traffic generators first appeared in the mid 2000s.

Digital marketing
16th Nov 2023

Veracity’s CEO visits Europe for cyber events

Veracity Trust Network’s CEO is heading to Europe for two cyber related events later this month. 
 
Nigel Bridges will be representing VTN at the CEE Cyber Security Forum being held at The British Embassy in Vienna on November 21 and 22nd, hosted by the Department for Business and Trade and the British Ambassador in Vienna. 
 
Nigel will then travel to Helsinki to visit Slush 23 on November 30th and December 1st as part of the Plexal Cyber Runway Scale programme funded by DSIT. 

Business
25th Oct 2023

Veracity CTO joins UK Trade Delegation to Singapore’s GovWare

Veracity Trust Network’s CTO Stewart Boutcher has been in Singapore and Malaysia as part of a UK Trade Delegation attending GovWare.

GovWare, the Asian region’s premier cybersecurity information and connectivity platform, offers multi-channel touchpoints to drive community intel sharing, training and strategic collaborations and takes place alongside Singapore International Cyber Week.

Business, Industry insight
16th Oct 2023

UK Advertising Industry sets up AI Taskforce

The UK Advertising Association has set up a new AI taskforce which it hopes will map both the opportunities and risks which the technology poses for the industry.

Meeting for the first time on September 26th, the intention behind the AI taskforce is to build a coordinated policy approach in recognition of the rapid need to establish ethical safeguards, as well as develop industry guidelines.

Industry insight
9th Oct 2023

Cybersecurity Threat Mitigation for CISO webinar

Veracity Trust Network’s CEO Nigel Bridges will be one of the speakers at a webinar diving into cybersecurity threat mitigation hosted by SecureX.

The webinar, on October 12th at 1pm EDT (6pm BST), will discuss some of the most important aspects on how to combat cyber threats effectively.

Industry insight
19th Sep 2023

Veracity CEO joins UK FinTech mission to Australia

Veracity Trust Network’s CEO Nigel Bridges recently headed out to Australia as part of the UK FinTech Mission to the Intersekt Festival.

The Intersekt Festival is the largest gathering of Australian Fintechs, hubs, accelerators, policymakers, regulators, investors and advisors. It’s devoted to examining, discussing and unlocking the potential of the country’s Fintech market.

Business, Industry insight
7th Sep 2023

The potential for AI in the UK

With machine learning – and the looming disruptive potential of quantum computing on the horizon – where are we with AI in the UK?

We have seen huge breakthroughs in the use and application of artificial intelligence in recent years but there are also major concerns about its future impact – witness the current SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America strike, which is partially about wanting regulations for how AI content can be used.

Industry insight
5th Sep 2023

Carbon savings from bot reduction

Has your brand considered its global impact on the climate and thought about what carbon savings it can make?

Sustainability was a big marketing trend for 2022 and it’s one area where a positive impact can have a significant attraction for new customers.

Industry insight

Award-winning malicious bot protection.

Cyber Award Winner 2021

AI-Enabled Data Solution of the Year – DataIQ Awards 2023 Finalist

Tech Innovation of the Year Winner – Leeds Digital Festival Awards

Cyber Security Company of the Year – UK Business Tech Awards 2023 Finalist

Tech Leader of the Year – Tech Awards 2023 Finalist

Best Use of AI – Tech Awards 2023 Highly Commended