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Cyber Essentials. Essential for your business?

Cyber Security

Cyber Essentials is the UK government certification which protects SME's from 98.5% of cyber attacks and is the recommended level of cyberscurity for businesses. It focuses on five important technical controls which are designed to guard against the most common internet based cyber security threats.Cyber attacks come in many shapes and sizes, but the vast majority are very basic in nature, carried out by relatively unskilled individuals. They’re the digital equivalent of a thief trying your front door to see if it’s unlocked. Our advice is designed to prevent these attacks.

There are two levels of Certification. Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus

  • Cyber Essentials is a self-assessment questionaire submitted online to IASME (IASME is the certification body).
  • Cyber Essentials helps you address the basic and most common attacks by focusing on key areas of your IT infrastructure..
  • Cyber Essentials Plus includes Cyber Essentials but requires additional hands-on technical verification.
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Why Should You get Cyber Essentials and how can we help?

Be Cyber Secure

Reassure customers that you are working to secure your IT against cyber attack.

Attract new business with the promise you have cyber security mesures in place.

You have a clear picture of your organisation's cyber security level.

Some Government contracts require Cyber Essentials certification.

Cyber Essentials can be time consuming to implement and stay on top of. We are partnered with Cybersmart and they deliver a easy to use software solution that scans for vulnerabilities and makes recommendations for remediation.

Can I do it myself? Absolutely. The cost of a verified self-assessment Cyber Essentials certification is £300 and the certificate lasts for 12 months.

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