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BGi.uk are now Cyber Essentials Certified

Mar 07, 2017 (0) comment ,

BGi.uk are delighted to announce that we have completed the Cyber Essentials certification program.

We believe in practising what we preach and remain committed to ensuring our systems and data are kept secure. Our staff participate in an ongoing training scheme to ensure that they are aware of cyber- risks and positively alter their online behaviour accordingly.

Bgi.cyber.uk offer Cyber-risk Management advice to help keep your business safe and secure against the myriad of threats facing today’s organisations. These include:

  • Training
  • Insurance
  • Secure Back-Up
  • Encryption Services

For more information contact us on 01367 246137 or visit www.bgi.uk.com/cyber-risks

Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously.  The scheme is available at two levels:

  • Cyber Essentials – an independently verified self-assessment. Organisations assess themselves against five basic security controls and a qualified assessor verifies the information provided.
  • Cyber Essentials PLUS – a higher level of assurance. A qualified and independent assessor examines the same five controls, testing that they work in practice by simulating basic hacking and phishing attacks.

The five basic controls within Cyber Essentials were chosen because, when properly implemented, they will help to protect against unskilled internet-based attackers using commodity capabilities – which are freely available on the internet.

Since 1 October 2014, Cyber Essentials became a minimum requirement for bidding for some government contracts (Procurement Policy Note 0914 Cyber Essentials Scheme Certification)

For further information please see www.cyberstreetwise.com\cyberessentials

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