Cyber Essentials

Demonstrate easily to your customers that you take information security seriously. Inspire customer confidence with a UK Government recognised security framework, and free Cyber Insurance.

How can it help me

Demonstrates your commitment to cyber security

Five basic security controls

Simply put Cyber Essentials provides a certification that demonstrates to your clients that you have implemented the 5 basic security controls that account for 80% of common cyber attacks.

Key Benefits

1. Preventing common cyber attacks – keep promises to your clients
2. Win new business – Competitive advantage, required for some contracts
3.Keep existing business – Demonstrating you keep their information safe
4. Recruit & retain the best talent – demonstrating professionalism.

Lowest Effort

YourDigitalCTO minimises the effort you need to achieve certification in a number of ways:
1. Plain English, No Jargon, Non Technical questions – easier than standard list
2. At a time to suit you – complete when you have time, support available to suit
3. Simple, easily implementable and often free solutions to resolve any gaps.

Five core controls

The purpose of Cyber Essentials is to ensure robust controls/protections in these areas:
1. The boundary between you and the internet
2. Software – safe, secure and up to date
3. Viruses & Malware – prevention
4. Access – controlling information
5. Devices – a safe configuration

National Cyber Security Centre

Be confident

certified organisations are confident they are protected against common, Internet-based cyber attack
FREE Cyber Insurance
(UK only, under £20m turnover)

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