Cyber Essentials is a UK Government backed scheme designed to help businesses of all types and sizes protect against cyber attack.
It allows your businesses to identify and implement best practices for cyber security through self assessment or with the help of a security partner.
The objective is to avoid the most common cyber attacks by implementing best practice security policies, processes and training .
It was created by the UK National Cyber Security Centre and is available in two levels of certification.
- Cyber Essentials
- Cyber Essentials Plus
All business can apply for certification. For Cyber Essentials this is a self certification process and for Cyber Essentials Plus an independent auditor will undertake a hand-on technical verification.