A Cyber Essentials lets your stakeholders know that you have the appropriate cyber security protection in place to protect your business against the current wave of cyber threats.
With Cyber Essentials certification, your business can easily tender for Government contracts, proving that you are 100% committed to protecting their data through the best cybersecurity standards. In fact, it’s a necessity for all businesses operating in the public and central Government sector.
The Government-developed Cyber Essentials scheme protects you by focusing on five key areas or controls:
- Boundary firewalls & internet gateways
- Secure configuration
- User access control
- Malware protection
- Patch management
Cyber Essentials have become absolutely “essential” for SME’s operating in a variety of sectors, with the key advantages being: