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What is Cyber Essentials?

Published date: 01 Dec 2023

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SBR is pleased to announce that we
have successfully achieved Cyber Essentials certification

In an era where global cyber threats are on the rise,
this accomplishment underscores our commitment to ensuring the highest standards of cybersecurity.

What is Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials is an effective, UK Government-backed scheme that helps protect organisations, whatever their size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.

There are two levels of certification: 

Cyber Essentials 

This is a self-assessment option which gives advice on protection against the vast majority of common cyber attacks. Certification gives us peace of mind that we have the best Cyber Essentials technical controls in place.

Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials Plus still has the Cyber Essentials trademark simplicity of approach, and the protections needed to be put in place are the same, but for Cyber Essentials Plus a hands-on technical verification is carried out. Why Cyber Essentials? In a world where digital threats are ever-evolving, Cyber Essentials certification serves as a crucial benchmark for organisations. It demonstrates our dedication to implementing fundamental cybersecurity practices to safeguard against a range of common cyber threats. We like to give customers reassurance that we take the threat of cyber attacks seriously and work hard to secure our IT against such attacks.

Striving for Cyber Plus Protection

We won’t stop at Cyber Essentials! At SBR, we believe in continuous improvement. With the rapidly changing cybersecurity landscape, we are actively striving for an even higher level of protection - CyberPlus. This reflects our ongoing efforts to stay ahead of emerging threats and protect our organisation and stakeholders.

A Collective Responsibility

Cybersecurity is not just a company responsibility; it's a collective effort. We encourage our partners, clients, and industry peers to prioritise cybersecurity and work together to create a secure digital environment.

What's Next?

As we celebrate this achievement, we remain dedicated to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity best practices. Our journey doesn't end with certification, it's an ongoing commitment to the safety and security of our digital landscape. This achievement is thanks to the entire SBR team and their hard work and dedication to making it possible. We will continue to raise the bar and set new standards for cybersecurity excellence!

For more information visit the National Cyber Security Centre website