What is the Cyber Essentials scheme?
Cyber Essentials is a UK government scheme supported by the
NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) sets out five basic security
controls that can protect organisations against 80% of common
The scheme is designed to help organisations of any size
demonstrate their commitment to cyber security – while keeping the
approach simple and the costs low.
The Cyber Essentials certification process is managed by the
IASME Consortium (IASME), which licenses certification bodies to
carry out Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications.
CCN Limited are registered partners with the licenced certification body IT Governance and will guide you through the process and guarantee certification.
Why do I need Cyber Essentials?
Prevent around 80% of cyber attacks
Correctly implementing five basic security controls will protect your
organisation against the most common cyber threats.
Demonstrate supply chain security
Achieving Cyber Essentials certification will help you demonstrate
your commitment to data protection and cyber security.
Win new business
Cyber Essentials certification will help boost your reputation and
give you a better chance of winning new business.
Drive business efficiency
You can focus on your core business objectives knowing you are
protected from the most common cyber attacks.
Reduce cyber insurance premiums
Cyber insurance agencies look more favourably on organisations
that have achieved Cyber Essentials certification.
Work with the UK government & MOD
Cyber Essentials will permit you to work with the UK government
and Cyber Essentials Plus will allow you to work with the MOD.