Why does my business need Cyber Essentials certification?

Cyber Essentials is a self-assessment of your IT security and data protection.

It’s designed to get you thinking about protecting your company’s IT assets and data from cyber threats such as malware or targeted attacks. It is also a good framework to build policies for staff such as use of mobile devices and password management. Cyber Essentials covers five main areas. These are:

  • Secure configuration
  • Access control
  • Malware protection
  • Patch management
  • Firewalls and internet gateways

Bridge Partners have ourselves been through this process as well as helping a number of our clients. We can assist as a one off piece of work and will provide key advice based on any feedback as part of the process. For more information on Cyber Essentials click here:


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