Is your business Cyber-Secure?
The National Cyber Security Centre recommends that all businesses in the UK are at least Cyber Essentials certified. This means that your business has met the minimum ‘best practice’ guidelines to help ensure your business is secure from commodity based cyber attacks.
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WHAT IS CYBER ESSENTIALS?
Cyber Essentials is a government-backed scheme designed to protect organisations against the most common cyber attacks.
Being part of the UK government Cyber Essentials scheme assures you, your staff and your clients that you proactively protect your systems and data.
A Cyber Essentials certification provides peace of mind in the face of a wide variety of cyber attacks. It is accredited according to a checklist of technical controls, designed to prevent hacking, phishing and password guessing attempts.
You can also apply for Cyber Essentials Plus: a more rigorous investigation of your internet security.
WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD BE CYBER ESSENTIALS CERTIFIED
Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common, with approximately one million cyber attacks attempted every day!
Cyber Essentials certification is designed to protect your business against the most prevalent hacking and phishing scams. Bolstering your internet security against relatively simple cyber attacks makes your business less of a target for more sophisticated cyber criminals.
Other benefits of Cyber Essentials certification include:
– Reassurance for your clients, that their data is secure and you take internet security seriously.
– Assured security measures to attract new business prospects.
– Clear awareness of your organisation’s security level and any potential vulnerabilities.
– ‘A good starting point’ for compliance with GDPR, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
– Listing on the Cyber Essentials directory of certified providers.
Also, Cyber Essentials is a requirement if your business is interested in bidding for government contracts. A registered assessment could lead to the chance to work with the public sector.
CYBER ESSENTIALS CERTIFICATION PROCESS
Our team of expert IT engineers are Accredited Cyber Essentials practitioners. From initial assessment through to final certification, we provide expert consultancy and support. We are one of the select certifying bodies in the UK, registered to undertake official Cyber Essentials assessments.
To get certified, we will guide you through a series of security controls and recommendations:
Step 1: Preliminary Assessment
To gain a clearer view of your current situation, we’ll ask you to complete a questionnaire about your IT systems and security measures
Step 2: On-Site Assessment
We’ll visit your office/business location to inspect your devices, software and network connection. As an accredited certification body, it’s our job to ensure that your systems meet the specification claimed in your survey response.
Step 3: Consultancy for Compliance
Once we have audited your internet security, we will highlight any areas for improvement. Our expert IT Consultants will recommend best practice updates required to meet the Cyber Essentials standard.
We will arrange for our IT support engineers to carry out any required updates to your hardware and/or software.
Step 4: Official Assessment & Certification
Once we are confident of your level of internet security, our ACE practitioners will conduct an official assessment. This involves cataloguing your IT systems in line with a detailed set of requirements set out by the National Cyber Security Centre.
After we log your results with Cyber Essentials, you will receive a certificate to demonstrate your commitment to cybersecurity.
Step 5: Optional Upgrade to Cyber Essentials Plus
To be validated with a Cyber Essentials Plus certificate, your systems will need to be verified by independent experts. At Linten, our IT consultants and engineers can help you prepare for the government audit.
Cybersecurity measures incorporate all aspects of your business’s IT systems. As part of our audit and recommendations, we will help you to:
– Protect your internet connection and internal network
– Secure individual devices and software
– Manage access to your secure files and data
– Prevent viruses, malware and other malicious software attacks
– Update your devices and software with the latest security fixes
FEATURED: INTEGRATED IT SUPPORT AND CYBERSECURITY
We combine expert IT consultancy with fully managed security services and personalised training opportunities, to protect your business systems.
Our IT Consultancy experts help to underpin your business strategy. We take the time to understand your business goals and make tailored IT recommendations.
We offer a full spectrum of cybersecurity measures, from installing firewalls and antivirus software, to monitoring traffic in and out of your network.
We offer user-focused awareness training, to help your staff recognise and protect against the latest threats. Access training online, at your own pace.
YOUR DEDICATED CYBERSECURITY TEAM
With over two decades of experience in the IT industry, we have learnt to adapt to the latest cyber threats. We deliver a wide range of award winning IT solutions, by continually growing our expertise and partnering with trusted technology providers.
Listed amongst the Cyber Essentials accreditation bodies, we provide unparalleled internet security, for our clients and yours.
Visit our contact page to get in touch with the Linten team today, or call 0161 503 5050. We offer innovative technology solutions wherever you are based.
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Cyber Essentials Assessments | Linten Technologies
Cyber Essentials Assessments | Linten Technologies