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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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Case study: funds transfer fraud

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 15:42 with 0 comment

Funds transfer fraud – whereby fraudsters dupe innocent businesses and individuals into transferring what they believe are legitimate payments to fraudulent bank accounts – is becoming an increasingly common problem for most modern organisations.

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Cyber attacks are on the rise. Is your business protected?

Submitted by Dean on 18 July, 2021 - 15:57 with 0 comment

Over the past few years many high-profile businesses have fallen prey to cyber-attacks and data breaches, but it’s not just global companies that are at risk; according to Government figures, 74% of small businesses in the UK experienced some kind of cyber incident last year.*

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Exposing the data behind cyber attacks

Submitted by Dean on 18 June, 2021 - 11:26 with 0 comment

Cyber-attacks are a widescale problem, affecting both businesses and individuals across the globe. They can have a hugely detrimental impact on both the reputation and running of your business with data breaches potentially resulting in legal battles and negative press.

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Teaching children the dangers of malware

Submitted by Dean on 16 June, 2021 - 11:18 with 0 comment

Many people allow their children to access their personal computers, tablets or mobile phones at home. Even if the kids use their own personal devices, these are linked to the family network and can easily be connected to each other.

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Rely on business through your website? What to do if your website goes down

Submitted by Dean on 2 June, 2021 - 16:23 with 0 comment

As a business owner, managing chaos could be one of your daily duties. For every business which relies on a website or app, though, this enters a new realm amidst the realisation that your website or app is down.

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Safe at sea? Cyber attacks affect marine industry

Submitted by Dean on 24 May, 2021 - 11:59 with 0 comment

The shipping industry is a prime target for cyber criminals, insurers have warned.

June 2017 saw a division of Danish transport company A.P. Moller-Maersk hit by the Petya ransomware attack, which began in the Ukraine and impacted companies in dozens of countries.

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Could virtual offices be the future?

Submitted by Dean on 24 April, 2021 - 09:00 with 0 comment

With most office workers currently working from home, many businesses are seeing this as the catalyst towards taking the plunge towards making their business fully virtual.

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Five technologies which could transform insurance

Submitted by Dean on 23 April, 2021 - 10:18 with 0 comment

While before the coronavirus struck, the world was very much in the throes of a ‘digital age’, now more than ever, industries are doing what they can to keep up with the latest technologies and innovation.

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Hacking Insurance tips

How to avoid voiding your Cyber Insurance

Submitted by Dean on 20 April, 2021 - 08:25 with 0 comment

Cyber security is important but getting security systems in place to prevent an attack is only half the battle. Cybercriminals are constantly evolving and no matter how well protected you are, it only takes one wrong click to infiltrate your network.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants 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 5.30pm
Sat: 9.30am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

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Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

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Membership & Accreditation

Chwarae Teg FairPlay Employer Award

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