Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed and industry-supported scheme that guides services secure themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks and supplies a clear declaration of the basic controls organisations should have in place to defend them.
Gaining Cyber Essentials qualification enables organisations to display their credentials as trusted and protect when it comes to cyber security.
The certification describes a focused set of controls which give clear assistance on simple cyber security for organisations of all sizes, and offers a solid foundation of cyber security measures that all types of organisations can apply at a low cost.
Cyber Essentials is the minimum qualification an organisation needs to implement in order to bid for new public sector contracts which include the transfer of public sector identifiable info.
Cyber Essentials Plus is a more rigorous test of your organization’s cyber security systems wherein our cyber security professionals carry out vulnerability tests to make confident that your organisation is protected versus basic hacking and phishing attacks.
Being Cyber Essentials certified is obligatory for all organisations bidding for all central government and MOD agreements that deal with the handling of personal info and the arrangement of certain ICT products and services. Therefore, if you’re searching to bid for these contracts, you should hold Cyber Essentials certification.