What is Cyber Essentials

The Cyber Essentials scheme helps organisations protect themselves against common online threats and demonstrate commitment to cyber security. This isn't just for technology companies. It is for any sector and any organisation that wants to better protect its business. CREST is an approved Accreditation Body under the UK Government Cyber Essentials scheme.

This scheme is a great way for organisation's to implement a risk reduction strategy and build a security awareness culture. More organisation's are adopting cloud as part of their IT strategy. This is making it even more important for organisations to enhance their protection and Cyber Essentials is a recognised scheme to help companies achieve this.


CREST Cyber Essentials videos

CREST has produced some informative short video's about the different levels of Cyber Essentials and how the scheme can help protect your business. 2|SEC Consulting was pleased to be involved in the production of both of the videos below.


CREST: Explaining Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus



CREST: The next steps to protecting your organisation



As a member of CREST, 2|SEC Consulting has been accredited to deliver the Cyber Essentials services. This means 2|SEC Consulting has:

  • Demonstrated appropriate levels of quality assurance processes, security controls, security assessment methodologies and met CREST's stringent additional qualification criteria
  • Signed an enforceable Code of Conduct
  • Proven access to technical competent and qualified staff which CREST mandates as part of its accreditation process for its Certifying Bodies

If you would like to understand more about Cyber Essentials, which level is right for you and how you can achieve certification, please contact our Director, Luke Vile on 020 7877 0060.

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