Joining the likes of BT, Virgin, Barclays, becoming cyber certified safe will help your organisation in the following ways:-
- If you need to bid for UK Government contracts that involve the handling of personal and sensitive information you will need to be cyber essentials certified.
- Protection and increased resistance from cyber threats.
- Demonstrable willingness to interested parties in data protection which can drive business efficiency, save money and improve productivity along with reducing insurance premiums.
- Provides your organisation with clarity on what security measures you should have in place to reduce the low technical capability threats on the internet, this can also be used as a selling point for your company along with a badge for your website which would give you an edge over competitors.