What is Cyber Essentials

With over 80% of UK businesses vulnerable to avoidable security threats, the Cyber Essentials framework has been designed as a strong security baseline for every business in every industry. Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective Government backed scheme that will help you protect your business, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.

Cyber Essentials is suitable for all organisations, of any size, in any sector.

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Why do I need Cyber Essentials

Prevent around 80% of Cyber Attacks

By correctly implementing the five basic security controls, the Cyber Essentials scheme will help you reduce the impact of such threats as Phishing attacks, Malware, Ransomware, Password-guessing attacks, Network attacks.

Be listed on the NCSC’s database

Cyber Essentials certificates issued in the previous 12 months will be displayed on the NCSC website, showing suppliers your commitment to protecting your and your customers’ data.

The NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) has reviewed what influence Cyber Essentials has on cyber security attitudes and behaviours.

It found 93% of certified organisations are confident that they are protected against common, Internet-based cyber attacks; 61% of certified organisations say they are more likely to choose suppliers with Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification; and Certified organisations are more likely to implement cyber security controls beyond the scheme’s five controls, and are more aware of the risks posed by cyber attacks.

Demonstrate Supply Chain Security

Achieving Cyber Essentials certification will help you demonstrate your commitment to data protection and cyber security.

Win new business

Boost your reputation and attract new business by assuring customers you take cyber security seriously and have cyber security measures in place.

Work with the UK government and MOD

Cyber Essentials will permit you to work with the UK government and Cyber Essentials Plus will allow you to work with the MOD.

Work with the UK government and MOD

Cyber Essentials will permit you to work with the UK government and Cyber Essentials Plus will allow you to work with the MOD.

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