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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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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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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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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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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Is your computer unwittingly part of a botnet?

Submitted by Dean on 9 June, 2021 - 10:42 with 0 comment

Malware has the potential to harm your computer in a number of ways, whether it be your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet. A botnet is formed when the security of multiple computers is breached with the same strain of malware, forming a network of machines that the criminal can now remotely manage.

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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.

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15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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Sat: Closed
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