Why Cyber Essentials really matters for your Glasgow based SME

Protection against Cyber threats matters more than ever

73% of small businesses suffered a breach in 2021

Average cost of a data breach is £12.000

Less than 24% of companies have a CyberSecurity plan in place

While Cyber Attacks continue to increase, protecting your Glasgow-based business is a key priority.

As an approved provider of the Government backed Cyber Essentials (and Cyber Essentials Plus) programme, Managed IT Experts is able to walk you through the steps needed to assess Cyber Risk in your business. And put in place a plan to mitigate them that includes Cyber Essentials Certification.

How Cyber Essentials (and Cyber Essentials Plus) helps you manage security risks

GCHQ recently released research that showed that there is a high likelihood that at some point your business will experience an IT security incident. In fact, they suggest there is a 1 in 2 chance of this.

We can help protect against this by using the trusted Cyber Essentials framework to:

• assess the level of Cyber threats to your business
• reduce the risk of the most common attacks through changes to your IT infrastructure
• provide peace of mind that your business is secure from these threats

All in one singe, cost-effective package.

What are the business benefits of Cyber Essentials for Glasgow businesses?

Puts your mind at rest

Cyber Essentials enables you to move from constantly worrying about IT security to focus fully on your business. By protecting you from the most common Cyber Threats that small businesses typically experience.

A proven, tested framework

Cyber Essentials combines 5 proven controls that are specifically designed to protect your business from the hackers. Through a combination of malware protection, patch management, boundary controls, network access controls and secure system configuration.

Give customers peace of mind too

It is just as important to protect your customers – and their data – as it is to protect your business itself. By implementing Cyber Essentials you send a clear message that data protection is a priority.

Grow your business

By adopting Cyber Essentials in your business in Glasgow you are making a strong statement that you are safe to work with. As well as opening up new opportunities in the Government tendering process where Cyber Essentials is a pre-requisite.

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How Cyber Essentials can improve the IT security of your Glasgow business

Risk assessment

Managed IT Experts will work with you to do a Cyber Security risk assessment in your business using Cyber Essentials. So we understand the Cyber threats you face.

Secure your business

The findings from our initial assessment of the current state of your IT security enables us to quickly identify the practical changes that need to be made to make your business more secure. And we work with you to implement those.

We look forward

We see IT security as part of a wider IT plan for your business which takes account of your extended IT infrastructure. And we typically deliver security services with fully Managed IT support in Glasgow.

How much will Cyber Essentials Certification cost in Glasgow?

Cyber Essentials certification starts from as little as £300 + VAT for Glasgow based businesses. We can also help you with Cyber Essentials Plus and other certifications. Please get in touch and we will provide you with a tailored quote.

Book an exploratory Cyber Essentials call

– 30-minute no-obligation call with one of our team members
No pressure to sign up – just an honest discussion about Cyber Essentials
Leverage our expertise to create your security plan


Consultant at Managed IT Experts