Cyber Security Review
Our Cyber Security review is an integral part of our Managed IT Support offering, where we identify open vulnerabilities and guide you through the process of rectifying them.
Our cyber security review will highlight areas that will need remediation prior to applying for the Cyber Essentials certification.
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed scheme that helps protect your organisation against the most common cyber attacks. Following our cyber security audit, we’ll provide you with an overview of the steps required for remediation and assist you in preparing to apply for the Cyber Essentials certification.
What is Cyber Essentials?
Cyber Essentials offers a simple and effective level of assurance for businesses of all sizes. The Cyber Essentials certification aims to reduce an organisations’ risk of attack from internet-borne threats by around 80%. A Cyber Security Review can help ensure the following:
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What's included in CT's Cyber Security Review?
|Areas for review||Is this included in review?|
|Current IT System and Infrastructure||Yes|
|Cyber Essentials alignment||Yes|
|Hardware & operating systems||Yes|
|Backup & disaster recovery||Yes|
|General security services||Yes|
|Office 365 environment||Yes|
|Policies & documentation||Yes|
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The review process
The review process is simple, meaning you can be on your way to being Cyber Essentials certified in no time.
Discussion at Senior Management to outline the high-level requirements, business needs and expectations of the cyber security strategy.
The cyber security review takes place, where we examine several areas of your infrastructure to identify any open vulnerabilities.
The outcome is a risk-based report for the Board and Senior Management team, which includes impartial remedial recommendations.
Protection against external cyber threats
Being certified helps ensure you're protected against external threats, data breaches, identity theft and other types of cybercrime.
Meet important compliance & security standards
Demonstrate compliance to data laws, whether it's GDPR, the UK Data Protection Act or the NHS DSP Toolkit.
The process is simple and straightforward
Our team have the skills, capabilities and knowledge to assist you through the certification process.
Get a tailored, security-focused IT roadmap
Understand your system's vulnerabilities with an IT roadmap that prioritises the most critical areas.
Showcase your IT defences
Demonstrate to your stakeholders that you're committed to protecting their data with adequate IT defences.
More than just technical resilience
Our audit doesn't just include the review of technical resilience. It also covers your data, operational, network, system & physical security.
Effective measures for protection
5 simple ways to enhance your cyber securityApply now
Set up a firewall
A firewall is a network security device that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and decides whether to allow or block specific traffic based on a defined set of security rules. If your firewall scans malicious code as a security risk, it will be prevented from entering the network or reaching your device.
Review your device security settings
To keep your information secure from potential security risks, it’s important to take a close look at the security and privacy settings on all of your devices, accounts and apps.
Control access to data, services and accounts
Controlling access is a way of guaranteeing that users are who they say they are and that they have the appropriate access to company data. Access control is a selective restriction of access to data, and without authentication and authorisation, there is no cyber security.
Train your staff to identify malware and viruses
You can lower your risk of cyber attacks by being vigilant of suspicious pop-ups or links that could leave your device compromised to malware and other viruses. Internal cyber security training could help with this.
Keep your devices and software up to date
Updates for devices and softwares often contain new features, fixes for bugs and performance improvements. They may also contain security patches and new security features, both of which are important to install. Patches will fix known flaws in products that would leave your devices vulnerable to attackers.
“We are delighted to have achieved this accreditation and happy to have a long-term IT plan in place to ensure our continued growth and security. This certification demonstrates to our customers and partners that we continue to take cyber-security seriously.”
Russell Willoughby, Director of ASI
“CT have provided us with invaluable IT reviews that have helped us make informed decisions for our future growth. Our joint endeavours in numerous cybersecurity projects, epitomise the collaborative spirit of our partnership. We’re not just working with a service provider; we’re working with a partner committed to our success and we look forward to a continued prosperous partnership.”
Tom Parker, Operations Director