Cyber Essentials Certified

The Cyber Essentials certification validates our commitment to cyber security and robust threat protection

The 848 Group is Cyber Essentials Certified. Holding this certification validates our ongoing commitment to data protection and cyber security. Businesses of all sizes are operating in one of the most challenging threat landscapes the world has ever seen. It’s paramount to build and maintain a  security posture that protects all users, systems and critical information against cyber attacks and breaches.

At 848, security is at the heart of everything we do, and everything we deliver. We have a robust security strategy in place that comprises of best practice frameworks, controls and processes to safeguard data, prevent breaches and mitigate security risks. We are dedicated to protecting both our own environments as well as our clients IT infrastructure. Our Cyber Essentials certification provides firm assurance that when you work with 848, your business, data and end users are protected from cyber attacks.

What is Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials is a leading UK certification backed by the government and the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre). The certification is awarded to organisations that demonstrate the adoption of the core principles of effective cyber security.

Earning the accreditation provides organisations with a badge of honour regarding their capabilities and understanding in the arenas of cyber security and threat protection. The Cyber Essentials accreditation is awarded to organisations after security controls are reviewed by an independent, qualified assessor.

If you’re interested in becoming Cyber Essentials Certified, we can offer expert guidance to help you achieve the certification. We can help you implement the controls and protocols that will enable you to pass the accreditation first time.

The core security controls to protecting organisations from cyber attacks

Cyber Essentials outlines five core cyber security controls that protect organisations of all sizes against 80% of cyber attacks. However, certified organisations are far more likely to implement cyber security controls beyond the core outlined areas. The scheme is highly regarded across the industry for helping organisations stay protected from common cyberattacks and threats. These include:

  • Phishing attacks
  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Password-guessing attacks
  • Network attacks

What our Cyber Essentials certification means for your business

Peace of mind your business data is protected

We understand that your business is built on your data. When you choose 848 as your IT partner, you can have peace of mind that your data is handled, managed and protected in a compliant and effective manner.

Assurance we’re a partner you can trust

Cyber Essentials is recognised by the UK government as well as industry leaders as a core framework for effective cyber security. The certification ensures we implement the correct measures to protect you from security threats and attacks.

Accredited advice and security consultancy

We can help your business adopt the robust security controls outlined by Cyber Essentials. We can identify your risks and vulnerability and provide security guidance on how to reinforce your protection.

Mitigate your security risks and vulnerabilities

Our team actively monitor your environments to mitigate risks and prevent attacks. We’re proactive and implement preventive measures to protect your business from threats before they even exist.

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