UK Cyber Essentials Certification

Cyber Essentials is a UK Government-backed and industry-supported certification scheme. It helps organizations protect themselves and their customers from the most common cyber threats by providing a set of controls they must implement to be certified. These security controls are designed to provide a comprehensive set of measures for protecting an organization’s data from unauthorized access or corruption by malicious actors.

As a global compliance advisor, 38North can get you on the right path to compliance with UK Cyber Essentials, and keep you in compliance with our continuous monitoring services. Trust Us to Get You There.

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38North Is Your Expert UK Cyber Essentials Advisor

​​38North has extensive experience in helping organizations meet UK Cyber Essentials compliance standards. Our team of experts can guide your organization through the UK Cyber Essentials certification process, providing support and advice on best practices to ensure that your IT infrastructure meets UK government requirements for data security.

What are the Requirements for UK Cyber Essentials Compliance?

The UK Cyber Essentials scheme enables organisations to gain one of two badges — Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus. It is backed by industry including the Federation of Small Businesses, the CBI and a number of insurance organisations which are offering incentives for businesses. Organizations must demonstrate they have taken steps to secure their IT systems against the most common cyber threats. To achieve a UK Cyber Essentials certification, organizations must:

Once UK Cyber Essentials certification has been achieved, organizations must ensure they maintain their cyber security posture by auditing and testing their systems on a regular basis. This helps ensure that any issues are identified quickly and can be remediated in a timely manner.

38North’s UK Cyber Essentials Services

38North can help you with your UK Cyber Essentials, no matter where you are in the process.

UK Cyber Essentials Scoping

We start by helping you understand what data you have that must be protected and at which level. This lets us know what assets are in scope, and excludes those that aren’t.

UK Cyber Essentials Workshops

Our workshops get you started — with training and consulting. We also help you understand UK Cyber Essentials confusion by using proven practices to design systems and approaches that will withstand assessments.

UK Cyber Essentials Gap Analysis

Gap analyses help cloud providers and contractors understand what they need to do to comply with the UK Cyber Essentials. Our UK Cyber Essentials gap analysis will find your gaps against the varying levels and deliver a prioritized roadmap of actions required to close gaps and ensure a clean assessment.

UK Cyber Essentials Advisory Support

38North’s senior security advisors can help you design, deploy, document and maintain a scalable security approach that meets your desired security goals. We can also help you plan for a more secure future by laying the groundwork for achieving higher security maturity levels.

UK Cyber Essentials Remediation Support

If you must remediate findings from the assessment, 38North is your team to help. We will assist or lead in the planning, development, and implementation of remedial measures to get you back on track quickly.

Your UK Cyber Essentials
Certification Starts Here

Book an initial UK Cyber Essentials conversation with one of our experts today and we’ll help you achieve your goal of UK Cyber Essentials compliance — get your badge — and experience stronger security.

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