Cyber Essentials & Plus

Cyber Essentials is a scheme created by the UK government's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to provide guidance on mitigating the most common cyber threats.

It is available as an annual certification at two levels: Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus.

 
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Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a good entry-level certification that provides valuable advice regarding the applicant’s cyber security.

As Astrix are a Certification Body (CB) via the IASME Consortium, the certification process involves the applicant completing a self-assessment questionnaire of around 60 questions (these can be previewed here), us marking the answers, and, if required, us recommending solutions.

From £799.


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Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials Plus is a good entry-level certification that provides valuable insight into the applicant’s cyber security and ensures that the primary weaknesses are resolved.

As Astrix are a Certification Body (CB) via the IASME Consortium, the certification process involves us performing external / off-site and internal / on-site assessments using vulnerability scans and malware protection tests (the testing methodology can be previewed here) and, if required, us recommending solutions.

From £1699.