Free PDF download: Cyber Essentials – A guide to the scheme
Most cyber attacks are basic, opportunistic endeavours that target vulnerabilities rather than organisations. As the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) puts it, these relatively simple methods are “the equivalent of a burglar checking a front door to see if it is locked”, and account for around 80% of cyber attacks.
The Cyber Essentials scheme, launched in 2014 and backed by the UK government, is designed to help organisations protect themselves from these most common cyber threats, while keeping the approach simple and the costs low.
Download this paper to discover:
- What Cyber Essentials is;
- The benefits of certification;
- What you need to do to implement the scheme’s five controls; and
- How the certification process works.