Cyber Essentials

Get certified. Protect your organisation from the most common cyber threats.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) operates Cyber Essentials (CE), a UK Government scheme designed to defend your business from common cyber threats.

As an IASME certifying body, we manage your certification process end-to-end and in-house, helping to simplify the accreditation process.

Cyber Essentials is aimed at helping you to safeguard your business from the most common cyber threats while ensuring the application of best practices across your entire IT infrastructure.

Most attacks are simple by design, but the state of play is constantly changing and evolving. As a result, threats can come in many disguises all with the same end goal; to exploit weaknesses in your infrastructure. Completing and maintaining your CE accreditation reduces your threat risk and helps safeguard your organisation’s processes, people, customers and finances.

Cyber Essentials – what does it cover?

  • Focuses on assessing technical controls.
  • Demonstrates proactive management of cyber threats.
  • Involves a self-assessment questionnaire.
  • Provides certification eligibility for Cyber Liability Insurance for UK organisations with a turnover of less than £20m.

Cyber Essentials Plus – what does it cover?

  • Our certified CE+ assessor will audit your controls on-site and we will collaborate with you to highlight any areas that require improvement to achieve your accreditation.
  • A remote assessment is also available.
  • To obtain this accreditation you must demonstrate to your employees, customers, and stakeholders that you take cyber security and Information Security Standards seriously.

For more information on how you can get started with Cyber Essentials certification and how it can benefit your business, get in touch. We’ll be happy to advise on the approach that is right for your business.

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