Category: Cyber


Cyber Liability Insurance Explained – Our Free eBook
January 21, 2018

Cyber Liability Insurance Explained – Our Free eBook

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Cyber crime is continuing to increase and so are the insurance products available to you from insurers. But not all are the same. So how do you know what the right coverage and risk management policy is going to be right for your business? To help you through this process Ascend have put together an […]

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Ascend Monthly Newsletter December 2017
December 29, 2017

Ascend Monthly Newsletter December 2017

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In this month’s newsletter we cover: – Ascend 24/7 – Launch of telematics equipped cars – Preparing for winter – What you need to know about GDPR – Cyber insurance – Simon Horton joins Read The Full Newsletter Online Contact one of our consultants to find out more on any matter. 01245 449060 info@ascendbroking.co.uk

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Covernotes Winter 2017 Newsletter
December 21, 2017

Covernotes Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Winter 2017 Newsletter Please download our winter 2017 newsletter Winter covernotes 2017 In this months Covernotes we cover:- Motor Vehicles: the new instruments of terror Weather-proof your business against the winter Social engineering, spear phishing, whaling…the latest trends in cyber-crime Are you GDPR ready? Recovering after a flood How would you handle a product recall? […]

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What every business should know about GDPR
December 18, 2017

What every business should know about GDPR

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SMEs need to take notice now and act ahead of the new GDPR regulations coming into force in May 2018. A new data privacy law will be introduced in May next year and  we look at the key things every small business in the UK needs to know. The new law is called the EU […]

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Ascend welcome Ian Lawley as Technical Director
November 10, 2017

Ascend welcome Ian Lawley as Technical Director

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We are pleased to announce that Ian Lawley has joined our growing team at Ascend as Technical Director. Ian is well known within the insurance industry having held a number of high profile positions within both independent and multinational brokers. Recently he has overseen the development of insurer rating engines and policy wordings in specific […]

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Cloud security – onsite security vs cloud
September 30, 2017

Cloud security – onsite security vs cloud

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Cloud security. It’s one of the most frequently cited concerns for businesses that are considering moving their applications and data to a cloud provider. The common belief is the company’s data is more secure on company-owned servers at onsite data centres. But how true is this? Are data centres more secure because they’re on a […]

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Home Cyber Protection  – how secure are your family?
September 16, 2017

Home Cyber Protection – how secure are your family?

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Modern households are more connected than ever – from your computers and phones, to entertainment systems and even household appliances and equipment. While these connections have made our lives simpler and easier, they have also opened up homeowners to a new range of personal cyber risks. What would you do if your home network was […]

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Protecting your business against cyber-attacks
August 2, 2017

Protecting your business against cyber-attacks

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In May 2017, “WannaCry” ransomware reportedly hit over 200,000 computers in 150 countries, affecting many NHS Trusts in the UK. Operations and appointments were cancelled and ambulances diverted as up to 40 hospital trusts became infected by a ‘ransomware’ attack demanding payment to regain access to vital medical records. So what is the reality of […]

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10 practical ways to keep your IT systems safe and secure
July 26, 2017

10 practical ways to keep your IT systems safe and secure

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Keeping your IT systems safe and secure can be a complex task and does require time, resource and specialist knowledge. Here are 10 practical steps to keep your IT system secure click here If you have personal data within your IT system you need to recognise that it may be at risk and take appropriate technical […]

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Construction industry data is more valuable than you think
May 16, 2017

Construction industry data is more valuable than you think

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Think about your client base, the sensitive information that you hold on current, past and future projects. The leaking of market-sensitive information, intellectual property or other confidential information could have serious financial consequences which could cause your business  highly publicised and embarrassing public relations, or worse, these security breaches could cost your business lost clients, […]

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