The National Cyber Security Centre for the UK works with the government to provide a standard by which small businesses can opt-in. Upon providing the evidence to meet the criteria set within the standard a certificate is published, valid for 1 year.
See information here: Resources – NCSC.GOV.UK
The benefit of this certifcation is recognition that your business mitigates the general risks associated with working on the internet.
Download this copy to see what is involved in the questionnaire that you or somebody in your company would have to submit and have checked to earn Cyber Essentials:
Ash at ACITConsultancy is certified under the scheme and works with retained clients to achieve the accreditation. Having the certification gives confidence to all partners I work with.
Speak to Ash today and see how he can help your business secure against internet attacks that will improve your cyber security, prevent or detect breaches and ensure better compliance.