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Cyber Sounds

The informative and entertaining podcast series on all things cyber and more from Kennedys’ experts.

Welcome to Cyber Sounds, the informative and entertaining podcast series on all things cyber and more from Kennedys’ experts Ollie Dent and Tom Pelham.

Cyber security and data protection are both rapidly developing areas, and impact businesses and individuals across the globe. We aim to keep you up to speed with the evolving nature of this sector as well as approach these issues from an alternative angle.

We will share our experience and insight with both UK and global perspectives, and bring you guest contributors from across the industry.

Episodes are also available on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts and Spotify.


Episode 5: Communicating cyber attacks with Hannah Cambridge from FleishmanHillard

25 August 2021

In this episode, the team talk to Hannah Cambridge, Director at FleishmanHillard about the PR and communication aspects of cyber attacks, discuss Tom’s fortuitous hot tub experience, and much more!

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Episode 4: The global nature of cyber attacks with Laetitia Fouquet from Charles Taylor

30 March 2021

In this episode we are joined by Laetitia Fouquet, Global Head of Cyber at Charles Taylor. The team discuss the global nature of cyber attacks, developments in marine cyber and its complexities, and play ‘Fine and Finest’.

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Episode 3: Staying one step ahead with Colin Hardy from TalkTalk

28 January 2021

In this episode, the team chat to Colin Hardy, Head of Intrusions and Investigations at TalkTalk. They discuss how to stay ahead of the bad guys, the rise of nation state threats, and test Colin’s knowledge by playing ‘Ransomware or Racehorse’.

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Episode 2: Starting off in cyber with Harry Tucker from AXIS Capital

23 October 2020

In this episode we are joined by Harry Tucker, Cyber Claims Specialist at AXIS Capital. The team discuss setting out in and understanding cyber insurance, sophisticated hacking tactics and the cultural differences in the market, and play ‘Hacklanta’.

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Episode 1: Cyber trends with Ash Burdon from CFC Underwriting

22 July 2020

In this first episode, we are joined by Ash Burdon, Cyber Claims Manager at CFC Underwriting. We discuss recent cyber trends, play 'Ransomware or Racehorse' and Tom shows off his impressions.

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Meet the team

Ollie is a partner in our Manchester office. Ollie’s focus is on advising both insurers and corporate entities on data breach response, privacy issues, data subject litigation and cyber related policy coverage.

Tom is a partner in our Manchester office. He leads the UK cyber practice and has been instrumental in developing the firm’s global cyber offering.