What is Cyber Essentials, does my business need it?

Cyber Essentials Certification

You may have heard of the ‘cyber essentials‘ scheme, which launched in June 2014. Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, Government backed scheme, created to help you protect your organisation against a range of the most common cyber attacks.

In collaboration with Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises (IAMSE) they have set out basic technical controls for organisations to use which is annually assessed.

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