Cyber Essentials Plus checklist for remote testing

This Cyber Essentials Plus checklist helps you through the remote testing process. Due to the pandemic, we are performing most of our assessments remotely. This requires a structured approach so nothing is missed. (Please note that further details are sent to you on acceptance of the Cyber Essentials Plus quote). Before reading this checklist, we …

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Vacancy for Cyber Essentials Plus Assessor

Indelible Data is looking for an IT professional with at least three years experience to join the team in Cumbria as a Cyber Essentials Level 1 and Plus Assessor. With more than 1000 customers based all over the country, the job will involve frequent travel and the successful candidate would be required to work on …

Changes to Cyber Essentials

Indelible Data will remain a Certification Body when the Cyber Essentials scheme changes in April 2020 The NCSC has chosen ISASME to take over as the sole partner from April 1 leading to: a new simplified operating model and streamlined user experience the introduction of a minimum criteria for Certification Bodies and Cyber Essentials assessors …

Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus – FAQs

Cyber Essentials – How do I become certified? When applying for Cyber Essentials, please pay in the shop to receive a login to the assessment portal. All responses must ultimately be entered into an online portal to achieve certification. How long does Cyber Essentials Certification last? It is generally accepted that companies should recertify within …

Stop downloaded files running without warning

By Tony Wilson Senior consultant We are often asked how to prevent, or alert the user that, an untrusted file has been downloaded from the internet. This is a requirement of Cyber Essentials and relates to question 4.5 of our questionnaire. It is often a good idea to check your anti-virus programme as it may …

Bringing down the barriers to Cyber Essentials Certification

By Jason McNicholas Cyber Security Apprentice The Indelible Data tech team attended Infosec in London looking for tools and services that would help companies achieve Cyber Essentials. Our highest priority was to identify a way in which small companies could implement two-factor authentication affordably. After trawling hundreds of stands, they found a great solution from …

Indelible Data certifies 1000 customers to Cyber Essentials

Indelible Data is celebrating certifying more than 1000 companies to Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus as the scheme reaches its fifth anniversary. From FTSE 100 company Whitbread Plc and multinationals like 8×8 Inc and Xerox Ltd, to SMEs and micro businesses, Indelible Data has assessed and assisted organisations seeking to keep their systems safe …

How to make Office 365 Exchange block executable content

By Tony Wilson Senior consultant Indelible Data has found that many companies trying to comply with Cyber Essentials, particularly those wishing to prevent emailed executable files running without sufficient warning, are actually blocking valid, often important, files arriving into user inboxes. For example, the Cyber Essentials Plus test includes executables contained in zip (container) files …