Cyber Essentials is designed to help organisations of any size demonstrate their commitment to cyber security – all while keeping the approach simple, and the costs low.
What is cyber essentials?
Cyber Essentials is a globally recognised IT security standard, used to give comfort to wider industry that basic levels of IT related security are being met.
It covers five key control areas which can protect organisations from possible data breaches and leaks.
- boundary firewall and internet gateways
- secure configuration
- access control
- malware protection
- patch management and software updates