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Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials &
Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials is a UK Government-backed scheme supported by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

It aims to ensure organisations adhere to an industry-wide level of core cyber security principles. The scheme helps safeguard businesses from everyday cyber threats and mitigate the risk of an attack. By obtaining an industry-recognised certificate such as Cyber Essentials, you can prove your businesses commitment to best cyber security practice.

Whether you’re a startup, an SME, a medium or large enterprise, the Cyber Essentials scheme is designed to help protect organisations of any size. Implementing the scheme’s five technical controls, you can protect your business from common threats such as phishing attacks, malware, ransomware, network attacks and malicious links or emails.

View our Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Overview Guide PDF

Five Steps To Better Resilience

The Cyber Essentials scheme outlines five controls which can be adopted into your business-as-usual processes right away. These controls can instantly boost your defences against a cyber attack. They include:
• Secure settings for your software and devices
• A firewall to protect your internet connectivity
• Control of who has access to your data and services
• Protection against viruses and other malware
• Ensuring your devices and software are up to date.

Why Cyber Essentials?

By becoming Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certified, your organisation can benefit by:
• Instilling confidence in your clients that they’re working with a business that takes cyber security seriously.
• Winning new business by showing you have an industry recognised cyber security certification.
• Getting approval for Government and Ministry of Defence (MoD) contracts - Cyber Essentials has been a mandatory requirement since 2014 in order to tender for central Government work and other larger enterprises.

Cyber Liability Insurance

Add even more confidence with free automatic cyber insurance upon completion of a self-assessed certification (up to £25,000 limit of indemnity).
Benefits include a 24hr helpline providing crisis management and incident response. The policy liability amount also covers you against extortion demands and ransoms, emergency costs following a breach, loss ofelectronic data and any other business interruption caused. (NOTE: This is only available to companies with a turnover of under £20m.)

How we work

Customer Journey

  1. Identify

    First, we take time to familiarise ourselves with your business. This allows us to clearly understand your requirements, your business risks, your key pain-points, and the outcomes you’re looking for.

  2. Understand

    We turn those requirements into crystal-clear scoping and test plan documents, so you know precisely what we’ll be doing, when we will be doing it, and how we will do it.

  3. Test

    We deliver what we promised.

  4. Inform

    Every report we create is unique based on your business, we don’t use cookie cutter data for our summaries or our remediation plans. Our precise and concise findings brief will advise what steps your business needs to take next to reduce cyber risk.

  5. Remediate

    We can ensure that the remediation process is tracked and coordinated within your business, we will allocate resources to point you in the right directions or if you need our help directly with remediation, we’ve got you covered.

  6. Feedback

    Your opinion is important to us, so we send a questionnaire to every one of our customers after each project – so you can let us know how we did.

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