BTVK Advisory Blog: BTVK Advisory Blog
Read topical comments on the world of financial forensics by key members of the BTVK Advisory team and let us know your views.
14 Sep 2017
The ART of Cyber Insurance
Cyber insurance policies have historically focussed on the costs of restoration (of both systems and data) and PR costs (to protect reputational harm).
24 Aug 2017
Stepping Behind Headline Statistics
“Four in ten middle-aged adults are failing to manage even one 10-minute brisk walk a month”
06 Aug 2017
Using a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut
If the business world was previously unaware of the various interdependencies within a global supply chain and their total reliance on computers, then it should be now.
27 Jul 2017
An Award-Winning Finale to Britain’s Biscuit Crisis
In the carefree pre-Brexit, pre-Trump days of early 2016, the story dominating national media was the impending doom of the biscuit shortage.
28 Jun 2017
Even when the IT industry knows, it fails...
Today news reports are providing early insight into the Petrwrap virus, which has hit major corporate companies throughout the world.
30 May 2017
Lions, Mathematics & Business Culture
There are many cycles in the sporting world that are quadrennial. The Olympics, World Cups, Euro’s and a Lions tour.
23 May 2017
Do the figures still matter?
Appealing to peoples’ emotions has always been a part of politics, however, in this era of Fake News, Post Truth and Alternative Facts, it seems like a day does not...
15 May 2017
NHS Cyber Attack – A Wakeup Call?
The global ransomware based cyber attack that has brought large sections of the UK’s NHS to a standstill should represent a wakeup call to both buyers and sellers of cyber insurance.
22 Apr 2017
The running cost of Gift Aid
On Sunday morning, I'll be full of admiration for everyone participating in the London Marathon. As each year passes, do you feel that you are increasingly sponsoring people facing their...
21 Apr 2017
Is a Cyber attack a Cyber attack?
With shrinking budgets and time constraints within IT departments, it is becoming dangerously apparent that mistakes and / or events are not being fully investigated.