Cyber Essentials is a UK Government operated scheme that was introduced in 2014 by the National Cyber Security Centre. This offers small-medium businesses a process to tackle cyber threats and achieve a high standard of cybersecurity.
By aligning with the five critical technical controls, businesses can protect themselves from up to 80% if common internet-based attacks as well as demonstrate to clients and prospects that they take cyber security and data protection seriously.
Sure Business - Here to support your business reaching Cyber Essentials Certification
To find out how we can help you to become Cyber Essentials certified please register your interest below.
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We offer comprehensive security assessment and testing services directly and through our partners to meet almost every business need.
This is an assessment process that identifies your level of exposure to a wide variety of the most common cyber attacks. It is important because vulnerability to basic attacks can mark you out as a future target for cyber criminals.
Cyber Essentials shows you how to address vulnerabilities and prevent the most common attacks. Certification gives you peace of mind that defences are ready to protect you against the vast majority of cyber attacks. Typically these attacks are looking for targets which do not have the Cyber Essentials recommended processes in place.
Cyber Essentials Plus
This follows the same standards as Cyber Essentials but it is independently assessed, giving you the additional benefit of independent approval from a cyber security expert. This not only provides you with the reassurance that you have implemented government- recommended security measures, but also demonstrates you are a reliable partner.
Cyber Essentials plus starts with a verified self assessment questionnaire but also includes a technical audit of your systems to check that the requisite controls are in place.
Partnering with Cyber Tec
We have partnered with Cyber Tec Security who are a specialist IASME certification body, committed to improving the security health of businesses. With over 30 years' experience in the industry, they are experts in helping organisations to align with the Government's Cyber Essentials standard.
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