Prepare your organisation for Cyber Essentials assessment.

Expert support and guidance to help you achieve the UK standard for IT security

Our compliance specialists will guide you though preparing for Cyber Essentials assessment. They’ll provide realistic practical guidance, specific to your environment, minimising the impact on your day-to-day operations.

Our approach

Assess your current controls

We'll assess and benchmark your IT infrastructure against the 5 Cyber Essentials security controls.

We'll investigate any gaps or issues in your controls and where possible suggest improvements to help you reduce your vulnerability footprint and gain all-round better compliance and security.
Report required improvements
We'll provide you with a report that will demonstrate where the required improvements are. This will help develop a roadmap and secure support from stakeholders.
Plan and execute improvements

We'll work with you to plan, execute and test a program of improvements and remediations that address the weaknesses identified during the assessment phases.

Submit your self assessment

We'll help you complete the questionnaire and compile supporting evidence so you can confidently submit your self assessment.

Why get Cyber Essentials certified?

Win new business

Prove your commitment to security to prospective clients and access contracts that require certification.


Identify vulnerabilities and learn how to remediate them so you can proactively protect your critical assets.


Cyber Essential certificated organisations can significantly reduce their vulnerability to the most common threats.


Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, Government backed scheme that helps protect organisations against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks. Qualified assessors will award Cyber Essentials certification when the minimum standards set out by the scheme are demonstrated through a self-assessment process.
There are two levels of certification:
  • Cyber Essentials Self Assessment of Cyber Security Controls (Multi part questionnaire)
  • Cyber Essentials Plus Self Assessment plus hands-on technical verification
  • Firewalls & gateways are assessed for secure configuration.
  • Applications and systems are assessed for secure configuration and maintaince procedures.
  • User access controls are assessed for secure configuration.
  • Malware protection and Technical Intrusion controls are inspected to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Patch management processes and systems are assessed to ensure patching is timely and complete.
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