Risk Reduction Certification for UK Business
Cyber attacks and data breaches are an ever-growing threat to UK organisations and, as a result, businesses are feeling the pressure from clients, stakeholders and the government to show they’re secure and reliable. You know cyber security needs to be a priority, but just where do you start?
Cyber Essentials is the government-backed cyber security certification designed to protect your business or organisation from common cyber threats. Achieving this certification demonstrates your alignment with the five main Technical Security Controls, proving that your business is safe and secure.
How it works
Step 1: Prepare for Assessment
Register your interest in Cyber Essentials with us and we'll organise a quote for your business. We'll also gather any information required from you for the assessment.
Step 2: The Assessment
We always recommend that our clients select the guided option when taking the assessment for achieving Cyber Essentials. We'll supply you with all the information and assistance you might need, reviewing your assessment and fixing any errors before you submit in the portal, so you can ensure a pass first time.
Step 3: Achieve Cyber Essentials
With our guidance, we'll make sure you achieve Cyber Essentials first time. You could have the logos and certificate within 24 hours!
Why should I get Cyber Essentials?
Prove You're Secure
Show your clients that you're committed to protecting their data by taking the first step in your business' cybersecurity journey.
Prevent 80% of Attacks
The Cyber Essentials certification can protect you against 80% of common cyber threats so you'll be on your way to reducing the risk for your business.
Required for UK Tenders
Cyber Essentials is required for all public sector tenders including GOV, MOD and NHS and is increasingly required in the private sector.
Fully Guided Process
With the guided option, the team is available throughout the assessment process to offer help and support.
24-hr Certification Process
We know it's often a matter of urgency to get certified so we'll strive to help your business achieve the certification within 24 hours!
Save on insurance
Once you're certified, insurance providers will see you as a much more attractive business - reducing your premiums!
"I found the whole process very easy to follow and the feedback from the assessment team very helpful and instructive."
Cyber Essentials Self-Assessment
The basic self-assessment can be taken by your own organisation’s IT department but your answers won’t be reviewed by us before submission.
Cyber Essentials Guided Assessment (recommended)
Your assessment answers will be reviewed by your account manager so you can remediate any issues and make sure you pass first time.
Cyber Essentials Guided Assessment with GDPR
Achieve Cyber Essentials with assistance from your personal account manager while also ensuring your business is compliant with GDPR.
The Ultimate Guide to Cyber Essentials
We’ve answered every question you’ve ever had about Cyber Essentials and put it into one document.
You can download and read this document for free here.
Frequently Asked Questions
When you take the guided certification, we will ensure you do not fail if you follow our instructions.
We will work with you to ensure you meet all the controls, however long as it takes.
Cyber Essentials Plus includes CE basic. If you take the CE Plus Pre-assessment, we can assure your success throughout the whole process.