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For organizations that haven’t achieved ISO27001 status, there is a lack of awareness around whether they’re meeting the minimum baseline for cybersecurity. In today’s world, where cyber-attacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication, you leave yourself vulnerable and unnecessarily exposed to risk.


The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) developed the Cyber Essentials Scheme, an independently assessed standard that would enable organizations, their customers and partners to have greater confidence in their ability to measure and reduce basic cyber risks. As a CREST member organisation, we are an accredited certifying body for the Cyber Essentials Scheme, and our CREST accredited security consultants offer a different approach to delivering compliance and audits. We cover three critical areas of focus for Cyber Essentials: external Internet accessible system, internal systems including workstations, and internal mobile devices including tablets.

Key Benefits of Cyber Essentials Certification:

  • Streamline the compliance process
  • Gain assurance over your security posture
  • Demonstrate compliance to customers and partners
  • View dynamic results via the SureCloud Platform
  • Compliments other areas of your IT Risk Management
  • Access our CREST accredited cyber team


Cyber Essentials Features

Designed to give you certainty across the company

Secure Configuration

Secure Configuration

The required security measures for building and installing computers and network devices to reduce vulnerabilities.

Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways

Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways

Providing a basic level of protection when your organization connects to the internet.

Access Control and Administrative Privilege Management

Access Control and Administrative Privilege Management

Protecting user accounts and helping prevent misuse of privileged accounts.

Patch Management

Patch Management

Keeping the software used on computers and network devices current and resisting low-level cyberattacks.

Malware Protection

Malware Protection

Protecting against a broad range of malware, including computer viruses, worms, spyware, botnet software and ransomware.

Loved by companies around the world

Resources for Cyber Essentials

  • Case Study

1st Credit – Customer Case Study

In a highly regulated industry, leading UK debt collection agency 1st Credit makes compliance a critical differentiator …

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  • Press Release

SureCloud secures CREST membership

SureCloud®, a supplier of Cloud-based Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions and security services, today announced …

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  • News

SureCloud Accelerates Cyber Essentials Certification with New Application

Application will help organisations achieve and manage Cyber Essentials accreditation via SureCloud’s cloud-based platform. SureCloud®, a …

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