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Cyber Essentials

Achieve government endorsed standards of cyber security

Cyber Essentials

review your security posture alongside our experts

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a good baseline of cyber security, suitable for all organisations in all sectors. The scheme addresses five key controls that, when implemented correctly, can prevent around 80% of cyber-attacks.

Net Consulting can help you implement these controls. Once successfully implemented, your organisation can apply for a badge that recognises the achievement of Government-endorsed standards of cyber security.

The five key controls of Cyber Essentials:

  • Secure Configuration
  • Boundary firewalls and Internet gateways
  • Access controls and administrative privilege management
  • Patch management
  • Malware protection

Why do you need it?

Since 1 October 2014, the UK Government has required all suppliers bidding for certain sensitive and personal information handling contracts to be certified against the Cyber Essentials scheme.

Beyond this, Cyber Essentials is a way to validate your company’s cyber resiliency and reassure customers that the correct security controls are in place across your organisation. NCL can guide you through every step of the process towards becoming certified.


Features & benefits

Review of your current policies and controls

Step-by-step support from initial consultation to compliance

The opportunity to pursue cyber essentials plus

Foresight of your next security compliance steps

Why net consulting?


Security CLEARED

All our consultants are SC cleared as
a minimum.



We partner with the world's leading
technology brands.



We're ISO 27001 and ISO 9001


framework recognised

We operate on the G-Cloud Technology
Services, Digital Outcomes and Specialists
and FATS frameworks.



We have extensive experience within
both public and private sectors, and a
long history of working within defence.



Awarded a certificate of
commendation by the Ministry of
Defence's Chief Digital and Information
Officer in 2016.

What our clients say

"Net Consulting was chosen as an Application Performance Monitoring and Network Capacity Planning specialist company."

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“Unless you’re prepared to run a 24/7 security operation in-house, you’re never going to match what BlueArmour ATD offers."

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“We needed to understand whether our applications could operate from a shared services datacentre. Net Consulting were able to give us the answers”

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If you’d like to book a free consultation with one of our experts, get in touch today.

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