Cyber Essentials Requirements
Developed by the UK Government, the Cyber Essentials scheme has been designed to help protect UK businesses by preventing the most prevalent forms of cyber-attacks and to make the UK a safer place to do business online. The Cyber Essentials Plus scheme provides a higher level of assurance, tested by an independent assessor.
Meeting the Standard
5 core controls Cyber Essentials accreditation focuses on:
- Boundary firewalls and Internet gateways
- Secure configuration
- User access controls and administrative privilege management
- Malware protection
- Patch management
Eploy recognise the importance of demonstrating to customers and prospects that they understand the need for a robust, secure IT infrastructure and systems through recognised certification. In achieving Cyber Essentials PLUS, it reassures customers of a thorough approach to safeguarding the protection of data.
Commenting on the accreditation, Mark Hobson, Chief Compliance Office said, “We wanted to take a higher level of assurance through Cyber Essentials PLUS, something very few of our competitors have done, to demonstrate our commitment to the security and protection of our systems and data.”
This latest certification follows the recent achievement for Eploy with Hellios Stage 2 Financial Services Supplier Qualification, designed to improve the standard of suppliers through a common set of policy and risk areas including IT Security, Operational Risks, GDPR and Responsible Business Governance.
Eploy is also an approved supplier under the current G-Cloud Digital Marketplace framework, G-Cloud 10. Through the digital marketplace UK public sector organisations have the confidence that Eploy has met the Governments rigorous compliance, security and pricing transparency requirements and can provide a complete online recruitment solution.