Veracity Blog

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
10th Jul 2023

Steps to take for Cyber Security Protection

Cyber security protection needn’t be a daunting challenge for any business but it’s certainly one all should be getting to grips with.

The recent exposure of vulnerabilities at the BBC, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Boots the Chemist, and others demonstrated that even the largest organisations can still become victims of cyber crime.

Click fraud, Industry insight
4th Jul 2023

Quantum Technology Roundtable provides insight for the future

Veracity Trust Network was honoured to be invited to take part in the Quantum Technology Roundtable held at QTIC in the heart of Bristol recently.

The event, organised by Bristol & Bath Cyber, part of the TechSpark network, marked an important milestone in building an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in this emerging field.

Industry insight
15th Jun 2023

Why cybersecurity matters at Climb23

The inaugural Climb23 event held at Leeds was an excellent venue for attendees to find out why cybersecurity matters (a lot) to investors.

Organised by Gordon Bateman, CEO at CRSI, and his team, in partnership with Investor Ladder and the Yorkshire & North East branch of the Institute of Directors, Climb23, an innovation festival for investors, start-ups, scale-ups, and industry, showcased 150 speakers on four stages over two days held at Leeds Dock on May 23rd and 24th.

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.

Industry insight, Website threat
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

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