How Serious Is Cyber Security To You?

Cyber Security

How Serious Is Cyber Security To You?

There is no way that a cyber security risk can be fully eliminated. However, there are steps that organizations and businesses can take to prevent attacks or mitigate the consequences if they occur.

Cyber Essentials a Government backed scheme that will help you to protect your organisation, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks and we at Apex, are assisting our customers to gain the accreditation.

This helps protect your organisation against cyber-attacks and the most common cyber threats. It also demonstrates your commitment to Cyber Security to your customers.

It can help you to:

  • Reassure customers that you are working to secure your IT against cyber attacks
  • Attract new business with the promise that you have cyber security measures in place
  • Have a clear picture of your organisation’s cyber security level
  • Comply with Government contracts requiring Cyber Essentials certification

We work with an approved accreditation agency called Xyone.

https://www.cyberessentials.ncsc.gov.uk/

You can find out more about it on the link above.

There are two levels of Cyber Essentials accreditation available:

Cyber Essentials: This is completed internally with Apex Computing’s help, in the form of a self-answer questionnaire which is then accredited by Xyone.

Xyone charge £300+VAT for the accreditation

Cyber Essentials Plus: This has the same criteria as Essentials, but it is independently audited onsite by a team of specialists from Xyone.

If you would like more information and would like to see how we can help you and your business, give us a call on 0161 233 0099.