The highest level of cybersecurity protection and certification under the Cyber Essentials Scheme – Cyber Essentials Plus – is an official nationwide Government-endorsed certification, helping SMEs protect themselves against the most common cyber threats and attacks. Businesses taking advantage of this scheme can easily cut down their risk of attacks by at least 80-90%.
Cyber Essentials Plus certification ensures that you have the five technical controls in place, which is done by a regulated auditor. This is the underlying difference between both the schemes – the Cyber Essentials Plus ensures that you are taking full advantage of the five controls.
Many small-medium businesses have already taken advantage of the UK Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus scheme to gain unparalleled operational security protection against common cyberattacks. The scheme is also backed by the Confederate of British Industry, the Federation of Small Businesses and many insurance organisations offering incentives to businesses who hold the certification.