What is Cyber Essentials
Cyber Essentials is a new Government-backed and industry supported scheme to guide businesses in protecting themselves against cyber threats.
Cyber Essentials is aimed at all UK business both large and small. Cyber Essentials provides good cyber security practice and protects business from common cyber threats.
Cyber Essentials is mandatory for central government contracts advertised after 1 October 2014 which involve handling personal information. It is also mandatory for contracts providing certain information technology products and services.
The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed as part of the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme. It was developed in collaboration with business.
There are two levels of badges that your organisation can apply for:
Requires the organisation to complete a self-assessment questionnaire, with responses independently reviewed by an external certifying body.
Cyber Essentials PLUS
Tests of the systems are carried out by an external certifying body, using a range of tools and techniques.
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