Make Your Business Secure With Cyber Essentials

What is the Cyber Essentials scheme?

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a good baseline of cyber security suitable for all organisations in all sectors. The scheme addresses five key controls that, when implemented correctly, can prevent around 80% of cyber attacks.

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With Cyber Essentials you can focus on your core business objectives, knowing that you’re protected from the vast majority of common cyber attacks. You will also be able to drive business efficiency, save money and improve productivity by streamlining processes. Achieving certification will also help you to address other compliance requirements such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Demonstrate Security

Demonstrate to clients, insurers, investors and other interested parties that you have taken the precautions necessary to reduce cyber risks.


Increase Opportunities

Be able to bid for UK Government contracts that involve the handling of personal and sensitive information, and increase your chances of securing business within the private sector.

Save Money 

Insurance agencies look favourably on organisations with Cyber Essentials, resulting in lower insurance premiums.


Why choose IT Governance for Cyber Essentials certification?

IT Governance is the leading CREST-accredited certification body, and has awarded hundreds of certifications, with many more companies achieving certification every day. Cyber Essentials clients include companies such as Vodafone, Airbus Defence and Space Ltd, Action for Children, and ELEXON.

To support our clients, IT Governance, the CREST-accredited and leading provider of cyber security expertise, has entered into a formal partnership with Netcetera to aid the process of certification.

IT Governance has developed three fixed-price packaged solutions, Do It Yourself, Get A Little Help, and Get A Lot Of Help to support certification to either Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus at a pace and budget that suits you.

Do It Yourself

Choose this option if you are comfortable carrying out the necessary preparations yourself, in accordance with the Cyber Essentials scheme’s requirement. With this option, you can submit the self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ) and undertake the assessments once you are ready for certification. Undertake a full review of your security in the knowledge that it will protect your business, identify any risks and save you money at the same time. From only £300.00 plus VAT

Get A Little Help

We recommend this option for organisations that are confident they have the skills to reach Cyber Essentials certification, but need a little guidance to point them in the right direction. This package includes a Cyber Essentials documentation toolkit and two hours of Live Online consultancy with an experienced technical expert.  Achieve a globally recognised security accreditation without the need to spend vast sums of money on so-called external experts. From only £550.00 plus VAT

Get A Lot Of Help

This option is an all-inclusive package for large organisations with complex organisational structures, or organisations that have no prior experience implementing an information security management system. This package includes a Cyber Essentials documentation toolkit and one day of on-site consultancy conducted at your offices with an experienced technical expert. If you take your business security seriously but need a bit more help to achieve your goals, this is the package for you. From only £1445.00 plus VAT

Cyber Essentials

The Cyber Essentials scheme is a key deliverable of the UK’s National Cyber Security. Cyber Essentials specifies the basic controls that all organisations should implement to mitigate the risk from common Internet-based threats. The scheme provides a mechanism for organisations to demonstrate to customers, investors, insurers and others that they have taken essential precautions to secure themselves against the majority of cyber risks.

With IT Governance becoming so critical in being able to attract and demonstrate that your business is prepared for the worst case scenario. There is no better way to show your clients that you have taken all the necessary steps to protect them and your own business from cyber threats.

Having led ISO 27001 implementations since the inception of the Standard, their strong global cyber security presence gives them the knowledge and insight to provide valuable advice, tailored to meet any organisation’s specific needs or budget. They have successfully helped over 400 companies achieve ISO 27001 certification, proving their compliance with one of the world’s most demanding management system standards.

If you would like to find out more about the benefits of having Cyber Essentials simply click on the button below and one of our friendly team will arrange either a quick call or if you would prefer we will send you some more information by email.

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Make your website safe for HALLOWEEN and beyond

We have something very special for Halloween which should help you get rid of all those nasty things that make your website scarey.

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What is an SSL certificate?

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. It’s the widget that makes a padlock appear in your browser bar and its standard security technology for encrypting information sent between the website and a visitor’s web browser.

SSL Certificate

SSL ensures the link between the server and browser is private and secure, thus safeguarding any sensitive information sent between the two such as login details and credit card information.

If I am a website owner, do I need one and why?

Firstly,  search engines are always looking to secure sensitive search data and make the web a safer place for their users, and Google is a driving force behind this notion.   Google have recently announced that they will be using SSL secured websites as a preferred ranking indicator. This means that sites which are SSL protected will receive an extra boost up the list in search engine results.

In addition, later this year, users of Google’s Chrome browser will begin to receive Google search results warning of any links to non-SSL enabled websites. This means that even if your website currently ranks well in Google, if your site is not SSL enabled your search result will have a “non-secure” warning next to it, implying to any potential visitors that the site is not secure.

How do I set this all up?

Setting up SSL with our hosting couldn’t be easier.

Just follow the on-screen instructions to add an SSL certificate to your hosting package and verify your domain name via an authorisation email and depending on the type of certificate you have bought you are done.

How much will this cost?

Prices start from just £14.99 per annum. Order yours today!

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