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Cyber Essentials: A Guide to Digital Age Business Safety

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The evolution of the digital landscape brings both opportunities and risks. As cybersecurity threats escalate, implementing effective cybersecurity measures becomes critical. Stygian Cyber Security, with its expert-led Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certification services, provides the ideal pathway to ensuring your business safety.

Helping You Navigate Your Digital Terrain Safely.

In the increasingly interconnected global environment, the significance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. The Cyber Essentials scheme, backed by the UK government, has emerged as an essential tool for businesses to navigate this landscape.

Understanding Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a scheme established in 2014 by the UK government to incentivise businesses towards best practices in information security (source). The scheme delineates a set of fundamental security controls to shield businesses from common cyber threats.

Why Choose Stygian for Cyber Essentials?

Stygian Cyber Security offers robust Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certification services. These services aid businesses in implementing this trusted framework for defending their data and networks. Attaining this certification signals to your clients, stakeholders, and partners your unwavering commitment to cybersecurity.

Navigating Cyber Essentials with Stygian Cyber Security

The Cyber Essentials scheme targets five key controls:

  1. Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways: Preventing unauthorised access to or from private networks.
  2. Secure Configuration: Ensuring systems are securely configured and potential vulnerabilities are mitigated.
  3. Access Control: Minimising the number of individuals with access to your data or network to reduce the likelihood of breaches.
  4. Malware Protection: Installing and updating virus and malware protection.
  5. Patch Management: Regularly updating all devices, software, and applications with the latest security patches.

By adopting these controls under the guidance of Stygian, businesses can prevent approximately 80% of cyber attacks (source).

Securing Certification with Stygian

With Stygian’s expert-led services, achieving Cyber Essentials certification becomes an efficient process. Businesses need to pass an independent assessment, demonstrating their commitment to the Cyber Essentials controls. Our professionals are well-versed in the requirements of the scheme, ensuring a seamless certification process.

The challenges of cybersecurity in the digital age are undeniable. However, with Stygian’s Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus services, these complexities become manageable. Through understanding and implementing Cyber Essentials, businesses can fend off a substantial portion of cyber threats, fostering a culture of cybersecurity awareness.

Stygian Cyber Security can help you secure your organisation against threats, ensure compliance and provide you with peace of mind with our range of cyber security solutions.

We’re a friendly and knowledgeable team, so have a browse or give us a call –we’re ready when you are.

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