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Cyber Resilience Week 2017

13th September 2017

In a networked world, with ever more services and devices connecting to the internet, organisations are putting troves of sensitive data within hackers’ reach. As this potential bounty grows, so does the risk of a hack or intrusion, and it doesn’t take a cyber security expert to see the devastation these attacks can wreak. We present a checklist to help organisations keep themselves, and their customers, safe.

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Blind helm, Lucy Hodges MBE, steers aql into their first year as Communications Sponsor of Cowes Week

4th August 2017

aql at Lendy Cowes Week 2017. Dr. Adam Beaumont and Lucy Hodges MBE at the helm.

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aql CEO named International Director of the Year

22nd July 2017

Tech CEO Dr Adam Beaumount has won the prestigious International Director of the Year at the annual Yorkshire and North East event hosted by the Institute of Directors (IoD) last week and will be put forward to compete for the national title at the London awards in September.
Dr Adam Beaumont, CEO of aql, the UK’s smart telecommunications operator, which controls a national data network, several UK datacentres and interconnects into the UK’s mobile networks, was recognised for his extensive overseas work that has seen him forge international links with businesses across all corners of the globe.

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Yorkshire leading ladies celebrate sci-fi first

17th July 2017

Yorkshire leading ladies celebrate sci-fi first

There's been a lot of national excitement about the first leading female star in one of the UK's oldest science fiction series. Not only a first female, but also from Yorkshire.  
Another "Doctor" is CEO and Founder of aql, Dr Adam Beaumont.  aql "materialised" the LEODIS (Leeds Electronic Ordnance Digital Information System) boxes around Leeds to provide free public wifi, known as "#scifiwifi".
aql's COO, Sarah Tulip is passionate about bringing more women into technology, with aql hosting the successful "Northern Power Women" conference at aql's historic Grade II listed HQ earlier this month.

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NorthInvest scores UK Business Angels Association Award

14th July 2017

NorthInvest, the angel investor platform that supports and mentors businesses in the North of England, has been recognised as ‘one to watch’ at the UK Business Angel Investment Awards 2017.
Founded in 2015 by aql CEO, Dr Adam Beaumont, NorthInvest is a not-for-profit platform owned by its angel investor members.  It was formed to address a gap in the funding ecosystem to provide easier access to mentorship and seed funding for start-up companies.
Shortlisted in the competitive Best New Entrant to the Angel Ecosystem category, NorthInvest won the ‘one to watch’ award, with UKBBA judges recognising NorthInvest’s drive to unlock new sources of funding for entrepreneurs. The ceremony was held at the Dorchester, Mayfair, London on 6 July and was hosted by entrepreneur and UNICEF ambassador Emma Sinclair MBE.

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