What is Cyber Essentials and Why Does It Matter?

The Cyber Essentials scheme was created by the National Cyber Security Centre to ensure UK businesses could protect themselves by implementing five technical security controls.
You will:
• Reduce risk of being breached by 80%
• Receive free cyber insurance
• Bid for Government tenders
• Avoid hefty GDPR fines of up to 4% of global turnover
• Gain a competitive advantage
• Reduce future cyber insurance premiums
• Promote certification status on websites and social media