Cyber Essentials for manufacturing

Data security is a key cog in the manufacturing industry. Protect your business with CyberSmart.

Secure my organisation
Cyber Essentials for Manufacturing

Data security is a key cog in the manufacturing industry. Protect your business 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 manufacturing?

Heightened risk

Manufacturing is an attractive target for cybercriminals. So much so, 48% of UK manufacturers report suffering a breach that cost them time or money. And, with many back-office staff working from home on unsecured networks and devices, the risk is only growing.

Public Sector Contracts

Government contracts are an important source of revenue for many manufacturers.  However, to bid for most government or MOD work, you’ll need to be Cyber Essentials certified.

Customer assurance

 Cyber Essentials certification provides government-backed evidence that your business takes cybersecurity seriously – making you an attractive partner for new and existing customers.

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?

The CyberSmart platform 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 platform

  • Fix problems in a click with CyberSmart dashboard

  • Host company cybersecurity policies in-app

  • Easy-to-understand cybersecurity training for staff

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