1. Protects DVS from 80% of common cyber threats– The 5 technical controls within the scheme when implemented, helps protects DVS from 80% of common cyber-attacks and tighten security. The 5 controls are firewalls, secure configuration, control user access, anti-malware and phishing.
2. Increased credibility and reputation– Achieving Cyber Essentials certification shows our commitment to protecting our own data and that o your customers and clients. The certification increases the reputation of DVS business and shows that we are taking preventative actions to reduce the threat from cyber-attacks.
3. Win government contracts and open business opportunities– To bid for government contracts we require to be Cyber Essentials certified. New business opportunities are opened as it demonstrates to business partners and new clients that we are working in a safe and secure digital environment.