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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape
March 5, 2021

Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape   With cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated by the day, business must act now to shore up their defenses.   As recently as five years ago, cyber risk was widely perceived as a technological challenge. Protected by firewalls and virus protection software – not to mention the company IT…

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£10 million in losses due to COVID-19 cyber scams
April 24, 2020

£10 million in losses due to COVID-19 cyber scams

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£10 million in losses due to COVID cyber scams The COVID-19 pandemic surging around the world has evolved into a full-blown scam epidemic since fraudsters have started exploiting coronavirus fears. Scams have included an impersonation of local and international health authorities such as the World Health Organization, as well as creating bogus online shops selling non-existent face…

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According to IT services cyber-attacks are on the rise
October 14, 2019

According to IT services cyber-attacks are on the rise

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With hundreds of thousands of Cyber-attacks per year, it is little wonder that some challenges are successful. We all know that Cybercrime is on the rise, but the reality is that we are only aware of the successful attacks on our practices, or the obvious attempts of attacks such as phishing or ransomware. According to…

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5 steps to an accident free Easter egg hunt
April 1, 2018

5 steps to an accident free Easter egg hunt

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Easter egg hunts can be a fantastic way to raise funds – the upfront costs are minimal, it is an enjoyable way of getting people involved in your cause and there are tasty prizes for everyone involved. It is a good opportunity for all members of the community, regardless of age, to come together and…

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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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Simon Horton joins Ascend to head up Transportation & Logistics
December 21, 2017

Simon Horton joins Ascend to head up Transportation & Logistics

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We are pleased to announce that Simon Horton has joined Ascend as Transportation & Logistics Director  to oversee our continued growth in the haulage, car transportation, freight and associated trades. Simon has over 20 years transportation broking experience having held a number of high profile market positions, most recently as deputy managing director at Arthur…

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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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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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