In 2019, over 60% of large scale companies & organisations endured cyber attacks & security breaches costing businesses huge payouts. To help aid in the prevention of these attacks, Cyber Essentials was created as an industry standard & Government assured means to protect against cyber security hacks.
What Is Cyber Essentials?
Cyber Essentials’ accreditations are crucial documentation proving your companies’ safety and security against cyber hacking. Cyber essentials has two grades of verification Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus. Both have been specifically created to assist businesses of all sizes with preventing and blocking cyber attacks adhering to Gov Assurance Framework guidelines.
Why Do I Need Cyber Essentials?
1 in 5 businesses do not have sufficient security prevention and protection, and with the prevalence of cyber attacks and the extensive costs to repair a breach such as this, it’s a vital certification to have. This will ensure that targeted strategies and the latest cyber security will be implemented in all aspects of your business.
How to Get Cyber Essentials Certified
Implementing Cyber Essentials is an easy and accessible process.
You’ll be applying for an independently verified self-assessment through the form of an online questionnaire, which will then be approved by a senior team member.
Once your application has been submitted, North Star Cyber Security will review it. If successful, your business will be awarded the regulatory certificates and emblems to be showcased on your company website or equivalent.
How Long Does Cyber Essentials Certification Last?
The cyber essentials certification lasts 12 months from the date of approval. Don’t worry, we can assess your business on an annual basis to ensure compliance. Cyber security should never be approached as a fire and forget ‘one-off’ piece of work.
How Much Does Cyber Essentials Cost?
We offer a range of competitive prices – from several hundred pounds for Cyber Essentials, to prices £1000+ for Cyber Essentials Plus.
- Quality Assured
- Latest Gov Regulations Standard
- Affordable Costs
- Secure Portal Access
- Prove Protection Against Hacks and Phishing
- Genuine Certification and Badge Provided