Cyber Security Certification
Baseline cyber security for all businesses
- Government-backed Cyber Essentials accreditation scheme
- Enhanced certification with IASME Gold
- Required as a quality standard in many industries
- Full support from our cyber experts
- Evidence your company’s commitment to working securely
Cyber criminals want to scam money, data and intellectual property from you. The consequences can be severe for businesses that fall victim to attacks. If you haven’t taken steps to protect yourself, now is the time to act.
Cyber Essentials accreditation, a government backed scheme, is widely accepted as a good, basic protection to get in place for any business operating in the UK. Thereafter, if your business needs it, further security measures can be taken. But first, becoming Cyber Essentials compliant is an excellent start.
Our cyber team can guide your business through the steps to accreditation with the minimum of fuss for you.
- Certification Readiness Package
- Cyber Essentials accreditation
- Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation
- IASME Gold accreditation
Why Cyber Essentials?
Contrary to the common misconception, cyber attackers don’t just attack banks and large companies. They target any organisation which isn’t properly protected, in fact, businesses just like yours.
Cyber Essentials is a framework that sets out how to address the basics and prevent the most common attacks. The scheme is designed by government to make it easy for businesses to protect themselves.
By deploying these controls, organisations can defend against the most common form of basic cyber-attacks originating from the internet.
Government explanation of Cyber Essentials
Cyber Essentials provides a clear statement of the basic controls all organisations should implement to mitigate the risk from common internet based threats, within the context of the Government’s 10 Steps to Cyber Security.
Secondly, through the Assurance Framework it offers a mechanism for organisations to demonstrate to customers, investors, insurers and others that they have taken these essential precautions.
More info: www.cyberaware.gov.uk/cyberessentials
Since October 2014, Cyber Essentials compliance has been mandatory for suppliers of government contracts which involve handling personal information and providing some IT products and services. Holding a Cyber Essentials badge enables businesses to bid for these contracts.
Offers the next level of certification from Cyber Essentials focusing on information security management surrounding the compliance, risk and people elements. Combined with Cyber Essentials, IASME Gold provides additional resilience and demonstrates good business practice.
Achieving cyber security certification with CyberGuard Technologies
Certification Readiness Package
Our team will put in place the measures required to get your business ready for the accreditation process. Typically, this includes Advanced Threat Protection, Vulnerability Testing, Remote Patch Management and on-site completion of your chosen accreditation.
We’ll assist you with your accreditation, and be on hand to help you throughout the entire application process.
Receive approval to display the Cyber Essentials logo on your materials and demonstrate to customers, suppliers, investors and stakeholders that your organisation is protected against common cyber threats and you take the issue of cyber security seriously.
Cyber Essentials Plus
Take further steps to a heightened level of protection which involves a check of your security by an external certifying body, which we can manage for you.
- IASME Gold
The next level of certification focusing on information security management surrounding the compliance, risk and people elements.
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