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Listening to your IT support could cost you 4% of your turnover

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Sam Jones Oct 4, 2019


I know, it sounds incredibly dramatic and over the top, but I'm being totally serious.
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What is Cyber Essentials and Why Does It Matter?

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Tarun Syal Oct 4, 2019


 
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Is Cyber Essentials Worth It For Your Organisation?

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Tarun Syal Oct 4, 2019


Put simply, you'd always always want to protect data when possible, so yes, Cyber Essentials is worth it. I know what you're thinking, why is Cyber Essentials worth it and if the answer was that easy... then why does this question even exist?
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10 SUPER Surprising Benefits of Cyber Essentials

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Tarun Syal Oct 4, 2019


Wait what? 10 things? This must be a joke, right?
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Four steps to building a cybersecurity strategy - keep hackers out

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Mike Ralston Jul 5, 2019


According to the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) if you’re a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) then there’s around a 1 in 2 chance that you’ll experience a cyber-security breach. Here are four steps to begin building a cybersecurity strategy that keeps hackers out of your business. A. Define your company's current cybersecurity status.
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What’s the difference between Cyber essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus?

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Mike Ralston Jul 4, 2019


In 2014 the UK government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills released a government-endorsed scheme called Cyber Essentials, to help businesses adopt good practices in information security, ensuring the protection of data, and for companies to understand how that data can be used, secured, or compromised. At a basic level the scheme ensures that data is protected from common cyber threats online.
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Do I need Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus?

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Mike Ralston Jul 3, 2019


What is it? The Cyber Essentials scheme is the UK cyber security standard developed by NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre - a subsidiary of GCHQ), which organisations can be assessed and certified against. It identifies the security controls that an organisation must have in place within their IT systems in order to have confidence that they are addressing cyber security effectively and mitigating the risk from Internet-based threats.
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