Everything you need to know about Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Plus

September 20th, 2022 Posted in Information Security

If you want to know more about certifying to Cyber Essentials and/or Cyber Essentials Plus, then look no further. Here you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions on the topic, whether you want to know exactly what Cyber Essentials is, the process involved in certification, whether or not your business needs it, or the benefits of getting your Cyber Essentials Certification – you’ll find plenty of useful links below in this ultimate guide to cyber essentials. 

What Is Cyber Essentials?

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Simply put, Cyber Essentials (CE) is a UK Government backed scheme to help companies ensure that they are secured against the most common attacks.

CE is designed to test out common attack vectors in a controlled manner, to ensure that your security controls, practices and processes meet the expected standard. Learn more about Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials + in-depth by visiting the blog below.

Is CE Right For Our Organisation?

Two of the most well-known standards are ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials. The right approach depends on your goals, and the various standards can be used together (as there is overlap between them).

It can be challenging to decide which standard to certify against. Our blog below can help in the decision-making, as we lay out the differences between both standards and advise on the next steps:

Extensive Guide To Cyber Essentials

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This guide will give you a detailed overview of Cyber Essentials. We suggest taking the following steps to achieve Cyber Essentials:

– Conduct the free self-assessment questionnaire
– Review the results from the questionnaire
– Complete our onboarding questionnaire
– Schedule assessment and celebration dates for joining hundreds of other organisations.

Benefits of Cyber Essentials Certification

> Significantly reduce the risk from common cyber security threats

> Reassure existing customers you take cyber security seriously

> Win new business with the promise of robust cyber security measures in place

> Get a clear picture of your organisation’s security posture

> Win new contracts with businesses that require CE certification such as government organisations

> Be listed on the National Cyber Security Centre’s database

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Want To Learn More?

Download our Cyber Essentials service sheet to learn more about what we offer and the process.

Visit our service page to find out what our CE & CE+ certification service includes.

Ready To Get Started?

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Our team will be in contact with you throughout and remain directly available to you. You will receive a report to show what was tested, your certificate, and the CE logo for use on your website and collateral, and your company will be placed on the NCSC’s register of certified companies.


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