Running your business is hard enough with the challenges you can see, let alone those you can’t. Securing your business data against theft, attack and destruction is now your number one priority, because it’s a case of when, not if.
If you’re prepared to take the risk that you won’t be ‘the chosen one’, this unfortunately isn’t how the new age cyber-criminal operates. They have software which automatically searches the web for them, day and night, looking for weaknesses and when found, it will alert its creator to take a closer look, resulting in a potentially catastrophic outcome for the business. So, you know you need to take the right steps to securing your business technology and the data you hold, but what do you do next?
What is Cyber Essentials?
As part of its drive to get the UK protected from cyber threats, the Government, along with the IT industry has developed the Cyber Essentials scheme which helps organisations protect themselves from the most common internet security threats.
The Cyber Essentials scheme is a key deliverable of the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme.
Why do you need Cyber Essentials?
With Cyber Essentials, you can prevent around 80% of cyber-attacks.
The scheme provides a mechanism for you to demonstrate to customers, investors, insurers and others that you have taken essential precautions to secure your organisation against cyber risks.
The scheme will also increase your opportunities within the private sector as it is required for UK Government contracts that involve the handling of personal and sensitive information.
Southern IT Networks are one of only a handful of Certification Bodies in the Sussex Region that can certify you to the Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus and IASME Governance standards.
Why choose us for Cyber Security needs?
Southern IT’s accredited security specialists can help you get to grips with the new world of standards and certifications. We work with you to get your organisation more secure, demonstrating that you have essential IT security controls in place and are taking the necessary steps to reduce cyber risks.
You’ll be helped along the way with our highly trained security specialists. We offer security auditing, penetration and vulnerability testing and can provide full security solution consultation and design. We will work with you to identify the right level of security accreditation and advisories for your organisation and support you, or manage for you, the Cyber Essentials assessment and certification process.
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