Expand Digital Media achieve Cyber Essentials Certification

Cyber essentials certification

The growing threat of cyber-related crime is quickly becoming a major concern for most organisations and business leaders. With regular reports of high-profile businesses falling victim to cyber crime across the globe, it’s the responsibility of every organisations to ensure they adequately protect themselves and their customers.

Expand Digital Media have recently achieved the Cyber Essentials certification through the IASME Consortium. The award reinforces Expand Digital Medias determination to ensure the skills and knowledge are at the highest industry levels. The benefits of this commitment are clear as it means we are able to offer the very best security expertise for our clients.

Cyber Essentials is a cyber security certification, published in June 2014, that is backed by the UK Government in collaboration with the industry to promote a standard in cyber security practices across all industries and sectors. Based on five key controls, the scheme is designed to encourage organisations to adopt good security practices to address a number of common threats and minimise risk (even for businesses which aren’t particularly experienced in technology). An official Assurance Framework has been produced to enable organisations to successful obtain the certification by providing relevant guidance in the steps required to implement the appropriate controls to be compliance with the scheme at relatively low cost.

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I am an IT and business support specialist with a natural ability to turn my hand to all things technical. I have built and developed company websites, using platforms such as WordPress, and helped businesses create and promote their brand identities, both online and offline. This has included all aspects of digital marketing, search engine optimisation and social media marketing.
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