How can you demonstrate to your customers and your prospects that their financial, personal and company data is safe in your hands? With recent government figures revealing that breaches or attacks have been identified in almost a third of UK businesses in the last year, customer concerns about the security of their data has never been higher.

A UK Government Cyber Essentials accreditation provides reassurance that you are taking proactive steps to combat cybercrime. It gives you a clear indication of how well armed you are against cyber threat – and it’s increasingly a mandatory requirement when tendering for new contracts.

Chess are acknowledged experts in the assessment of threat and vulnerabilities in IT estates. Now, as a Certification Body for the Cyber Essentials scheme, we’re able to offer the same level of expertise to businesses of all sizes and sectors.  We’re certified by CREST, an approved Accreditation Body under the Cyber Essentials scheme, which demands stringent standards, including:

  • appropriate levels of quality assurance processes, security controls, security assessment methodologies
  • meeting CREST's additional qualification criteria
  • signing of an enforceable Code of Conduct
  • proven access to technical competent and qualified staff

There are clear benefits in gaining either the Cyber Essentials or the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation. Contact Chess on 0330 107 1860 for more information, including how to identify the best option for your business and the support available throughout the process.