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Cyber Essentials

As an IASME accredited Cyber Essentials Certification Body in Milton Keynes we’ll support and guide you with the expertise needed to achieve the Government certification for your business.


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Get certified and help protect your organisation against Cyber attacks.

When speaking to organisations we have found they are looking to complete Cyber Essentials for one of two reasons.  

Either, you have concerns regarding your current level of cyber security.

Or Cyber Essentials is needed to bid for a new contract or keep an existing one. An example of this is MOD or Central Government contracts, which now require the accreditation in order to pursue them.

If you need Cyber Essentials accreditation for your Milton Keynes business, we will guide and support you through the processes, documentation and system configurations required to successfully complete the assessment.

What is Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials a self-assessment in the form of a questionnaire that assesses Cyber Security. The government backed scheme ensures you have implemented basic levels of protection against Cyber Attacks, forcing you to assess the level of security throughout your network and implement the necessary changes before you can become certified.

What are the benefits of Cyber Essentials?

There are various benefits to being Cyber Essentials cetified as a business other than improving your security, including building trust and confidence with customers meaning you can differentiate from competitors.

It also provides you with more business opportunities if you work with suppliers of government contracts as Cyber Essentials is being mandatory in particular bids and tenders.

One of the other major benefits is around cost savings related to business insurance and reduced risk of expensive cyber attacks.

Overall, Cyber Essentials provides a framework for businesses to think about and improve their cybersecurity, which in turn can lead to improved business performance, reduced risk, and greater trust from customers and suppliers.

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Help prevent and mitigate the impact of Cyber Attacks

Show your customers and prospective customers that you take cyber security seriously

Bid for grants or funding opportunities that require the certification

Allow you to bid for MOD and Government projects

Increase your chances of winning business from other Cyber Essentials accredited organisations wanting to partner with like minded businesses

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What is Cyber Essentials Plus?

In addition to Cyber Essentials, the next level of assessment is Cyber Essentials PLUS. This is a technical audit of your systems that are in-scope for Cyber Essentials. An assessor will visit you and conduct a series of tests on your systems to establish the level of security in place.

It’s worthwhile finding out which level of Cyber Essentials is required when bidding for projects to ensure you hold the correct one.

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We have more information about Cyber Essentials in our Knowledge Centre.


Looking for help with Cyber Essentials accreditation?

Book a call with Steve to have a chat about Cyber Essentials for your business and the benefits of becoming certified.

Choose the best date for you. This call is to learn more about your business and what is currently giving you a headache or holding you back. We’ll then be able to give you recommendations on how you can become more capable, efficient and profitable by implementing technology.