Cyber Essentials: A Pocket Guide


Every year, thousands of computer systems in the UK are compromised. The majority fall victim to easily preventable cyber attacks, carried out with tools which are freely available on the Internet. Cyber Essentials is the UK Government's reaction to the proliferation of these attacks. It requires that organisations put basic security measures in place, enabling them to reliably counter the most common tactics employed by cyber criminals. From 1 October 2014, all suppliers bidding for a range of government ICT contracts - in particular contracts requiring the handling of sensitive and personal information - must be certified to the scheme. Cyber Essentials - A Pocket Guide will help you to: understand the requirements of the scheme implement the controls correctly realise when you are ready to seek certification get a grip on both the certification process and the distinction between Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus find additional help and resources. Cyber Essentials certification will provide numerous benefits, including the opportunity to tender for business where certification to the scheme may be a prerequisite, reducing insurance premiums, and helping to improve investor and customer confidence. Get started today with the help of this pocket guide

eBook Details:
Category: Security
Author: Alan Calder
Press: IT Governance Publishing
Language: English
ISBN10: 1849286884
ISBN13: 9781849286886
Pages: 60
PubDate: 2014-08-14 00:00:00
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