Cyber Essentials is an effective scheme backed by the Government. It’s designed to protect businesses of any size, safeguard against the most common cyber attacks. In fact, the cyber security certification aims to reduce an organisation’ risk of attack by around 80%. Cyber Essentials is widely recognised as the benchmark of cyber security health. With the certification businesses can easily demonstrate that they have taken the necessary step to safeguard sensitive data. This is why it’s becoming a must-have requirement for most businesses and supply chains.
Cyber Essentials provides you with a great opportunity to not only protect your business, but also attract and retain new customers and government contracts. Find out how we help businesses to achieve and implement cyber essentials certifications.
Cyber Essentials is a self-assessment option. It enables you to protect your business against some of the most common attacks. Although this protection is only against basic level attacks this is important because it prevents unwanted attention from cyber criminals who are capable of more in-depth attacks.
Certification means your protected from the most frequent, common cyber attacks and demonstrates that you have cyber security in place.
The protections you need to put in place for Cyber Essentials Plus are the same as Cyber Essentials. The only difference is that Cyber Essentials Plus is verified by a technical expert.
Because of the additional verification, Cyber Essentials Plus helps to improve your business credentials and provides peace of mind for both you are your customers.
The Cyber Essentials program sets out 5 key technical controls to help businesses with cyber protection. When implemented these controls are known to protect businesses from some of the most common but damaging attacks. Businesses can reduce their risk of attack by around 80%.
Not having a Cyber Essentials certificate can be a deal breaker for some businesses. It’s actually mandatory for businesses looking to win government contracts.
We’d also recommend getting Cyber Essentials and PLUS certified if:
Achieving your Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essential PLUS certification can be a daunting process. But our experienced cyber security experts can support you through the process for an quick and successful turn around.
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