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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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Why “One-and-Done” Account Management Won’t Cut It

October 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Why “One-and-Done” Account Management Won’t Cut It

Unauthorized or inappropriate account access is likely to occur within organizations if ongoing maintenance is not in place for all accounts. This includes all account types defined by the organization (e.g., user, privileged, system, service,

Requirements for a Strong Access Control Program

October 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Requirements for a Strong Access Control Program

The lack of an overall strong access control program generates opportunities for the unauthorized access to potentially sensitive data in your organization. Most frequently, this is due to not complying with internal security control requirements,

Secure Disposal and Re-Use of Information Assets

October 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Secure Disposal and Re-Use of Information Assets

Organizations must ensure that the process for the disposal or re-use of equipment is strictly controlled. The improper disposal or re-use of any information system, system component, or storage device could potentially impact the confidentiality


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