Why should you get Cyber Essentials?
Certified cyber security
- Reassure customers that you are working to secure your IT against cyber attack
- Attract new business with the promise you have cyber security measures in place
- You have a clear picture of your organisation’s cyber security level
- Some Government contracts require Cyber Essentials certification
Our Cyber Essentials Partner the IASME consortium can help you to get certified.
There is also the Cyber Essentials readiness toolkit. Your responses to the questions in the toolkit helps create a personal action plan to help you move towards meeting the Cyber Essentials requirements. The action plan includes links to specific guidance on how to meet the requirements.
Cyber Essentials & government contracts
If you would like to bid for central government contracts which involve handling sensitive and personal information or the provision of certain technical products and services, you will require Cyber Essentials Certification. More information is available on the gov.uk website.