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Cyber Essentials

Understand your risk and take action to protect your organisation

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Secure your business

Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, government-backed scheme. It is designed to help protect your organisation, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.

Holding a Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification is mandatory for organisations in the UK Government supply chain. It is also highly beneficial for any organisation as it demonstrates a commitment to and awareness of Cyber Security risks.

Cyber attacks come in many shapes and sizes, but the vast majority are very basic, carried out by relatively unskilled individuals. They're the digital equivalent of a thief trying your front door to see if it's unlocked.

The Cyber Essentials certification protects against 80% of common cyber-attacks. Meaning you can rest assured knowing that your sensitive data is better protected. Plus, you'll benefit from cyber breach insurance if the worst happens.

To pass the certification, you must demonstrate that you have protection in the following 5 areas:

  • Secure your devices and software
  • Secure your Internet connection
  • Control access to your data and services
  • Keep your devices and software up to date
  • Protect from viruses and other malware

Setting up for success

We need to picture your current position to cover the five protection points required to pass the certification.

Our engineers audit your network and systems during our initial assessment. Once we have your audit results, we identify any non-compliant components and build a clear plan to address the issues.
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Planning for your pass

Our team carefully implements required changes with clear communication to minimise business impact with a strategic plan laid out. Then, to ensure successful certification, we carry out a further assessment to ensure all areas have been addressed.

Skilled support

We provide all tools and resources needed to achieve certification at both levels of the Cyber Essentials scheme.

We deliver all the technical tests and assessments conducted by our experienced experts. Plus, our consultants are qualified, CREST-accredited cybersecurity practitioners.

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“The initial audit was fantastic. It really gave us an understanding of where we were and took away the fear of the lack of knowledge. The broken-down recommendations really helped us understand the priority areas that needed attention, also helped me explain to my colleagues when it came to costs. Netitude have really helped us move forward as a business, initially we thought we just needed someone to ‘fix’ things, but we have moved on further than I ever imagined.”

Mark Dorrill
Director | Brook Foods Processing Equipment

Book a cyber security audit today

A cybersecurity audit is designed to be a complete review and analysis of your business’s IT systems security. We can pinpoint weaknesses and gaps in your infrastructure and test to see if the cybersecurity safeguards in place are up to scratch.

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If you’d like to find out more about cyber essentials, book a call and start your journey to better IT today.