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Developed by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Cyber Essentials is widely considered to be the best first step to protect organisations from the most common cyber security attacks. It is designed to help organisations of any size demonstrate their commitment to cyber security – while keeping the approach simple and the costs low.

The Cyber Threat

The vast majority of cyber attacks are very basic in nature and are carried out by relatively unskilled individuals. They are the digital equivalent of a burglar trying your front door to see if it’s unlocked.

Cyber essentials aims to protect your business from the majority of these simple attacks.

The Cyber Risk

Whilst most cyber attacks may be simple to perform, they could have a significant impact on your business as attackers could…

Make Resources unavailable

Steal Data

Delete or Modify Data

Hold Information to Ransom

Why become Cyber Essentials certified?

Increase Your Security

Attract new business with the promise you have cyber security measures in place.

Certified organisations are awarded a free  £25,000 cyber liability insurance to cover their business. 

Grow Your Business

Protect your business against the most common cyber-attacks with a UK government accredited certification.

Add the cyber essentials certified logo to your company’s promotional material.

Win Government Contracts

Many UK government contracts require cyber essentials certification.

Learn more about the Cyber Essentials controls

Why choose Key Sigma as your Cyber Essentials assessor....


Key Sigma delivers a professional service

Competitive Prices

Grow your business with Key Sigma's cost effective, highly competitive prices

Certification Guaranteed

Cyber Essentials certification is guaranteed in the Key Sigma personalised support and premium packages

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Configurable Packages

Only pay for the support that your business needs

Express Certification

We aim to mark all assessments within 24 hours of submission

Expert Support

Our highly qualified security consultants will support you in your journey towards cyber essentials certification

Choose a level of support that your business needs ....

Cyber Essentials
Self Certification

£ £399
  • Cyber Essentials Certification
  • 1 Free Retest
  • Free Cyber Liability Insurance

Ideal for companies who:

do not require any help to implement Cyber Essentials
are familiar with the Cyber Essentials assessment process

Cyber Essentials
Personalised Support

£ £799
  • Cyber Essentials Certification Guaranteed**
  • 'Start-to- Finish' Remote Support From the Key Sigma Consultants
  • Free Cyber Liability Insurance

Ideal for companies who:

✓  need support in completing the Cyber Essentials questionnaire 
✓ require guidance to make their systems compliant with Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials Premium Package

Price on Request
  • Cyber Essentials Certification Guaranteed**
  • Gap Analysis of Your Systems
  • Implementation of Changes to Your Systems
  • Free Cyber Liability Insurance

Ideal for companies who:

 ✓ have no available in house information security capabilities 
✓ need help to implement security systems that are compliant with Cyber Essentials.

** Our consultants will not release your cyber essentials questionnaire for assessment until we are 100% confident that you are fully compliant with the cyber essential’s standard. Our personalised support package therefore guarantees your success!**

Your Cyber Essentials questions answered ....

Schedule a 30 minute free consultation with a Key Sigma technical expert!

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