Industry Insight

5th Jun 2023

The dangers of bot web traffic generators

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, Industry Insight
24th May 2023

State of fake traffic in 2023

If you’ve never considered the effect fake traffic can have on your brand’s success – or failure – then now is the time.

According to the first annual State of Fake Traffic report from Go-to-Market Security leaders CHEQ, fake traffic – once the domain of IT and Security departments – has now become such a concern that today’s C-suite has realised it can threaten the overall security of a business.

Industry Insight
3rd May 2023

Cyber attacks on the rise

The rise in cyber attacks could make them uninsurable according to the head of one of Europe’s biggest insurance companies Zurich.

Mario Greco, CEO at the Swiss-based company, told the Financial Times that cyber attacks, rather than natural disasters, would become uninsurable if the disruption from hacks continues to rise.

Cyber Security, Industry Insight
25th Apr 2023

What happens now that Tech Nation has gone?

The news that Tech Nation would cease operating from March 31st – after losing out on £12m in government funding to Barclays – brought to an end more than a decade of support for the UK’s tech startups from the organisation.

More than 140 UK tech founders, executives and investors responded with an open letter to the Government, organised by The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec), which raised concerns about the news that the public funding had been awarded to Barclays.

Industry Insight
5th Apr 2023

Malicious bots can damage your company reputation

Bots can cause multiple types of damage to your brand’s website and – by extension – your company reputation.

Misinformation is one of the many ways bots cause issues worldwide and, while you may think your brand is safe from that type of attack, the technology used to create bots which spread false data can also be used to cripple legitimate businesses.

Cyber Security, Industry Insight
8th Mar 2023

The Great British Tech Off

Veracity Trust Network CEO Nigel Bridges and CTO Stewart Boutcher were in Brussels this week at the Great British Tech Off.

Veracity Trust Network was one of 10 high-potential UK companies specifically selected for the event.

This annual networking and presentation event, held at the British Embassy, aims to create an environment that fosters collaboration between the UK and Belgian Tech sectors facilitated by the UK DIT.

Industry Insight, Veracity News
20th Feb 2023

Leeds City Region’s FinTech sector doubles in size since 2020

Leeds City Region’s FinTech sector has doubled since 2020 and is responsible for adding more than £700m in gross value to the area according to a new report.

Whitecap Consulting identified more than 100 FinTech firms in the Leeds City Region, the vast majority of which are start-ups and scaleups, a segment which has tripled in number over the last three years.

Industry Insight

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