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At ASCENT, we deliver the industry’s leading Software-as-a-Services (SaaS) platform for comprehensive security and compliance management. Enabling organizations of all sizes to automate and maintain a complete security and compliance program, ASCENT aligns processes with leading industry frameworks to increase efficiency, eliminate work duplication, ensure vendor compliance and provide deep visibility into compliance risk. Based on 50 years of compliance experience, ASCENT lowers compliance costs and risk while protecting companies from security exposure.

Our Values


We do what’s right, even when no one is looking.


Serving our customers is our priority one.


With agile development we deliver nimble enhancements.


We’re committed to delivering rapid ROI and value, at every step.

Our Team

The ASCENT team has more than 50 years of field proven experience and is comprised of some of the industry’s leading security and compliance experts.

Val King
Val KingCo-Founder, President and CEO
With 20 years of experience in technology, compliance and security in regulated industries, Val is a visionary, hands-on leader for ASCENT, charting the company’s strategic business growth, strategy and execution.
Bryon Miller
Bryon MillerCo-Founder and CISO
Bryon is an expert in security and compliance best practices, frameworks controls and optimizing security and operational efficiencies. He is also the author of the book “100 Security Program Pitfalls and prescriptions to Avoid Them,” Available on Amazon.
Abhijit Dhar
Abhijit DharChief Technology Officer
Abhijit leads the ASCENT product research and development strategy and team, deploying rapid innovation across the ASCENT Portal solution to keep pace with the dynamic security and compliance industry.
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