January 2022

January 2022

Travel Security

Travel security: Here at Valkyrie, we have had enquiries about travelling overseas and personal security.  Due to the easing of Covid restrictions, many of our clients have been asking us about their security and safety whilst travelling.  This document explains the situation and give advice as to what one should do. It appears overseas travel …

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Tempus Magazine

Valkyrie are proud to feature within Tempus Magazine.  Please click the link to see our article within issue 77. https://issuu.com/vantagemedialimited/docs/t77_issuu/48  The article features an interview by Valkyrie’s CEO and founder, Floyd Woodrow. Tempus Magazine is a multi-award-nominated title published by independent boutique publishers Vantage Media. Founded in 2012 as a specialist timepiece magazine, it has become London’s premiere …

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Cookies

We are still being tracked (‘cookies’) – time for more anonymity?  Director of Cyber Security and Technical Surveillance and Counter Measures Gurpreet S. Thathy reviews cookies’ privacy and security implications and the impact on your data. When you send an email, run an online search, or share a photo on social media, you’re invariably leaving …

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Cash Trapping

n December 2021, Nationwide Building Society issued a warning over ‘cash trapping’ scam at ATMs and how to spot it.   ATM ‘cash trapping’ is one method used by criminals to attack cash machines. The attackers physically insert a device inside the ATM, which traps cash that is allotted by the cash dispenser to the …

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Thomas Cubitt

As many of you know, Valkyrie are based at 15 Belgrave Square, London.  Thomas Cubitt, a master builder, was commissioned in 1824 by Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster, to create a great swathe of building in Belgravia centred on Belgrave Square, in what was to become his greatest achievement in London. The son of a Norfolk carpenter, he journeyed to India as …

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Apple AirTag

In December last year, a story went viral on Twitter about the Apple AirTag. A lady named Jeana recounted how she discovered an AirTag had been stuck underneath the front passenger wheel well of her car. It’s not confirmed that the AirTag was definitely intended to be used for stalking the woman, but it is a distinct possibility.  …

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Female Fraud Forum

The Female Fraud Forum (FFF) is an association aimed at solicitors, barristers, investigators and accountants who work in financial regulation and the criminal and civil fraud sector. Their purpose is to promote and encourage the advancement of women of all levels of expertise, through shared ideas, knowledge and experiences. The FFF will run both legal and personal development …

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