Cyber Essentials for information & communications

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Cyber Essentials for Information & Communications

Publish the news, don’t make it. Protect your data security with CyberSmart

Secure my organisation

Government standard security

Cyber Essentials is a UK government certification, designed to protect businesses from 98.5% of cyber attacks.

Simple certification 

With our simple questionnaire, achieving certification can take as little as 24 hours

Unlimited expert guidance

And, there’s no need for endless back and forth. Our team will guide you through the process, ensuring you pass first time.

Why is Cyber Essentials important for information and communications?

Growing risk

Marketing and PR firms, news agencies and publishers are an attractive proposition for cybercriminals. As well as handling the sensitive information and client data criminals target, many firms in the sector have limited defences. And, with staff working from home on unsecured networks and devices, the risk is only growing.

Customer assurance

Discretion is key in information and comms. Cyber Essentials certification provides government-backed proof that your business takes cybersecurity seriously and can be trusted with sensitive information.

More than certification…

Cyber Essentials certification only guarantees your business is working safely on the day of assessment. So how do you stay safe the rest of the time?

CyberSmart Active Protect monitors all your business’s devices 24/7, allows you to fix issues in a matter of clicks, and even offers simple training exercises for staff. It’s everything you need to ensure your business stays Cyber Essentials compliant 365 days a year. 

  • Protection from 98.5% cybersecurity threats

  • Unlimited expert guidance

  • Certification within 24 hours

  • £25k free cyber insurance with certification

  • 24/7 monitoring through CyberSmart Active Protect

  • Fix problems in a click with the CyberSmart Dashboard

  • Host company cybersecurity policies in-app

  • Easy-to-understand cybersecurity training for staff

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