Achieving Cyber Essentials Certification

In an era where digital threats are increasingly sophisticated and prevalent, cybersecurity has become a top priority for organisations across the globe. We continue to bolster our cybersecurity defences by updating our Cyber Essentials certification.

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This government-backed scheme is designed to protect organisations from a wide range of the most common cyber attacks, ensuring the safety and security of their data and operations.

The Importance of Cyber Essentials Certification

The Cyber Essentials certification is a crucial benchmark for any organisation committed to safeguarding its digital infrastructure. Backed by the UK Government, this certification provides a robust framework to protect against the majority of cyber threats. It serves as a testament to Warren proactive stance against cyber attacks, demonstrating to customers, investors, insurers, and other stakeholders that the company has implemented essential cybersecurity measures.

According to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), undertaking the Cyber Essentials certification process and implementing even one of the five required controls can protect businesses from around 80% of common cyber attacks. These controls include:

  1. Firewalls – Ensuring robust protection from unauthorised access.
  2. Secure Configuration – Maintaining security settings on devices and software.
  3. User Access Control – Managing who can access data and services.
  4. Malware Protection – Safeguarding against malicious software.
  5. Patch Management – Keeping software and devices up-to-date.

The Benefits of Cyber Essentials Certification

Achieving the Cyber Essentials certification brings several key benefits to Warren:

  1. Customer reassurance: customers can be confident that Warren is dedicated to securing its IT infrastructure against cyber attacks. This reassurance fosters trust and strengthens client relationships.
  2. Attracting new business: in an increasingly security-conscious market, having Cyber Essentials certification sets Warren apart. It signals to potential clients that the company prioritises cybersecurity, making it a more attractive business partner.
  3. Clear cybersecurity picture: the certification process provides a clear understanding of the company’s cybersecurity level, highlighting strengths and areas for improvement. this insight is invaluable for continuous improvement and long-term security strategy.
  4. Government contract eligibility: certain government contracts require Cyber Essentials certification. By achieving this certification, Warren is now eligible to bid for and secure these contracts, opening up new avenues for growth and expansion.

A Commitment to excellence and security

Warren has always been committed to excellence, and this underscores our dedication to maintaining the highest standards in all aspects of our operations.