Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks.
These attacks cost organisations like yours thousands of pounds and cause lengthy periods of disruption. Do you have a plan for what you would do if your customer database was stolen, your website was forced offline, or you couldn’t access your email or business-critical data?
” Cyber criminals don’t just attack banks and large companies – they target any organisation which isn’t properly protected, even small businesses – like yours. “
The majority of cyber attacks exploit basic weaknesses in your IT systems and software. Cyber Essentials shows you how to address those basics and prevent the most common attacks. The scheme is designed by Government to make it easy for you to protect yourself.
Achieving Cyber Essentials certification can seem daunting to organisations that are new to the world of frameworks, standards and certifications.
Meeting the scheme’s requirements can be challenging without the appropriate in-house expertise. Using the services of a Cyber Essentials Practitioner such as Lithium can:
- help you complete the Cyber Essentials questionnaire;
- assist you in defining the scope of Cyber Essentials certification;
- deliver policies and procedures to comply with the scheme;
- adequately prepare you for certification.
To find out more please visit our partner website – www.cyber-essentials-scotland.co.uk