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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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Encryption Data and Cryptography

May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Encryption Data and Cryptography

One of the primary goals of this Security Program is to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets, including data. Whether it’s data on backup media or data in transit over public networks,

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Message Security: Email, Messaging, and Internet Protection

May 2nd, 2022|Comments Off on Message Security: Email, Messaging, and Internet Protection

Email, Messaging applications, and Internet services have dramatically improved the efficiency of business operations over the years. However, in addition to efficiency, they have also introduced a vast array of new vulnerabilities, risks, and threats.

Information Exchange Protection

April 26th, 2022|Comments Off on Information Exchange Protection

The exchange of information performed by organizations must be protected with appropriate security controls. These controls need to be implemented to guard against the loss of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Organizations could be


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