Cyber Risks

#NoFilter: The benefits of starting a business Instagram

Submitted by Dean on 1 August, 2022 - 12:10 with 0 comment

If you own your own business, you’ve undoubtedly opened a Facebook page in its name as part of your marketing strategy. You may even have delved into Twitter, or staked its place on LinkedIn.

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Six reasons why you need Cyber Insurance for your business

Submitted by Dean on 1 August, 2022 - 10:42 with 0 comment

Cyber is increasingly becoming a key risk. As businesses and industries like yours continue to shift towards digitalisation we’re here to share insights and guidance to help you protect your business against cyber-attacks. 

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The steady evolution of cyber crime

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2022 - 14:27 with 0 comment

In 2018, more major hacks took place from huge companies, including HSBC, British Airways and Facebook. In the first half of the year alone, it’s thought that around 4.5 million records were stolen.

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Uncover the sinister role of social engineering in Cyber Attacks

Submitted by Dean on 9 May, 2022 - 10:34 with 0 comment

Gone are the days when the term phishing was associated with a leisurely Sunday afternoon activity and trees were the only victims of hacking.

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What not to do with your marketing

Submitted by Dean on 10 January, 2022 - 12:45 with 0 comment

Marketing and advertising your brand can help to get your story out there, attract new clients and increase sales. However, sometimes an advert or campaign can get you noticed for all the wrong reasons.

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Ransomware demands up to £1 million no longer unusual

Submitted by Dean on 22 November, 2021 - 16:03 with 0 comment

The Mail on Sunday has reported a cyber-attack on exclusive jewellery firm Graff. Cyber criminals are alleged to have leaked up to 69,000 confidential documents, including private details of David Beckham, Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey and Sir Philip Green.

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The future of work is more than hybrid

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2021 - 11:29 with 0 comment

For over a year, we’ve seen great success from the UK’s en-masse migration to remote working where roles were able to be performed at home.

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Tech jargon buster

Technology jargon buster: 101

Submitted by Dean on 13 August, 2021 - 12:47 with 0 comment

Do you know your GIFs from your Gigabytes? To you, does RAM still bring up connotations of a sheep rather than computer memory? If you’re not up to date with technological lingo, you’re not alone.

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How to check that your wireless router is secure from cyber criminals

Submitted by Dean on 31 July, 2021 - 11:23 with 0 comment

Despite routers becoming increasingly easy to use and configure, most people don’t amend the settings of their router having set their Wi-Fi name and password. Yet without updating your router and security settings, you could be leaving your router open to cybercriminals and malware.

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How to deal with paperwork

Submitted by Dean on 29 July, 2021 - 08:40 with 0 comment

There’s no hiding from paperwork.

Whether it’s for your personal life in the form of mortgage, tenancy or car agreements, utility bills and payslips, or for business admin, paperwork gets everywhere.

People have drawers of the stuff. Some people even have entire cabinets for it.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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