Cyber Essentials Archive

How Cyber Essentials can help secure your devices and software

The Cyber Essentials scheme is a world-leading assurance mechanism for organisations of all sizes to help demonstrate that the most critical cyber security controls have been implemented. Although not adequate in the – relatively uncommon – case of a cyber criminal targeting your organisation using bespoke tools, Cyber Essentials’ controls can prevent 80% of …

Cyber resilience in the Scottish public sector: meeting the Cyber Essentials certification deadline

Protecting Scotland’s digital networks and infrastructure, and ensuring they are resilient to cyber attacks, is essential to the country’s prosperity and reputation. The Scottish government therefore launched Safe, secure and prosperous: a cyber resilience strategy for Scotland in 2015 to …