Cyber Essentials Certification
Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a good baseline of cyber security suitable for all organisations in all sectors. The scheme addresses five key controls that, when implemented correctly, can prevent around 80% of cyber attacks.
Cyber Essentials certification only is an online self-completing questionnaire, which is certified by a GCHQ Assessor on behalf of the IASME Consortium.
Cyber Essentials Plus Certification
Cyber Essentials Plus is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that among other things includes a mandatory on-site Technical Assessment.
Within the assessment, the previous standard (Cyber Essentials) is verified and confirmed to be adhered and a technical examinations relating to workstations, servers, IOT, BYOD devices are fully checked and assessed for any vulnerabilities is carried out.
On successful completion the client is awarded the certification badge. In case of failure, the client is given 21 days to correct flaws before follow-up assessment.
IASME Governance Standard
The IASME Governance Standard is cyber security standard that is an affordable and achievable alternative to the international ISO27001 standard. It allows small(er) companies in a supply chain to demonstrate their level of cyber security for a realistic cost and indicates that they are taking good steps to properly protect their customers information.
The IASME Governance Standard includes both Cyber Essentials Standard and an assessment against the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union.
We provide assisted self-assessment as well as on-site audits for IASME.
General Data Protection Regulation
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) is a new data protection regulation coming into force in May 2018. It adds increased responsibilities onto all businesses that collect or process personal data of EU citizens regardless of the location of the business.
We provide in-person consultation at your offices where, during a consultation, our expert consultants take an in-depth look at your data protection processes and produce a comprehensive roadmap for your business to follow in your quest for GDPR compliance.
Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce
Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce is the unified voice of business and the premier advocacy organisation in the county. Accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber supports the prosperity and long-term growth of businesses across Hertfordshire.
PCI Security Standards Council
The PCI Security Standards Council is a global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection.
It is constantly working to monitor threats and improve the industry’s means of dealing with them, through enhancements to PCI Security Standards and by the training of security professionals.
Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership
CiSP is a joint industry and government initiative set up to exchange cyber threat information in real time, in a secure, confidential and dynamic environment, increasing situational awareness and reducing the impact on UK business.
PECB Certified Data Protection Officer
Approved and globally recognised PECB Certified Data Protection Officers, where recognition matters. Approved candidates only achieve this recognition through examination, verified professional experience, integrity background checks and the requirement to attest to ongoing verified studies. Our Data Protection Officers are regulated and adhere to the codes and ethics of PECB Certification Body.
The Cyber Basics Review (CBR) for small businesses in Hertfordshire has been established by the Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner. It is a police-approved IT security health check; designed to ensure that your business is getting the basics right when it comes to cyber security. If you're worried about the risk to your business but don’t know where to begin, or worry that you have gaps in your systems, then a CBR is the perfect place to start.