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Consultancy secures Cyber Essentials certification body status

20 July 2020

The GDPR Compliance Consultancy has become a Cyber Essentials Certification Body. UK businesses needing assistance in attaining Cyber Essentials certification can now seek the support of The GDPR Compliance Consultancy.

Becoming a certification body saw Howard Freeman, managing director; The GDPR Compliance Consultancy, successfully complete an intensive course designed to facilitate businesses through the certification process.

This status is awarded through the National Cyber Security Centre’s Cyber Essentials Partner, the IASME Consortium.

The UK Government recognises the challenge from the current cyber threat and have the ambition to tackle it head on.  Cyber Essentials is very much part of the National Cyber Security Strategy and through becoming a certification body, The GDPR Compliance Consultancy is making an important and valuable contribution towards the Government’s aim of making the UK the safest place to do business online.

The GDPR Compliance Consultancy can now certify that businesses are compliant with the HM Government’s Cyber Essentials framework.  This demonstrates a business’  baseline commitment to ensuring the security of IT infrastructure and protecting their clients’ data from the threat of cyber attack.

On receiving notification of becoming a certification body, Howard Freeman, managing director, said: “Becoming a Cyber Essentials Certification Body demonstrates our ongoing commitment to helping SME business owners protect both their business and customer data. We will continue to strive to improve our offering and will look to add Cyber Essentials Plus to further help our customers with their IT Governance.”