Following on from yesterday's blog post kick starting the five tangible business benefits of Cyber Essentials, we now turn to the second business benefit.
By applying for Cyber Essentials you'll gain an insight into the security posture of your organisation, and by reviewing the
five security controls that Cyber Essentials requires, you will understand your strengths and where you may need to improve.
Why is this insight important?
This insight allows you to better manage the risks your organisation faces, and consequently you will be able to address these risks more effectively. Cyber security risks come in many forms, with data breaches and ransomware attacks being two of the most prevalent, and knowing where and how you may be susceptible gives you a head start in taking effective steps to prevent their occurrence, and if the worst comes to the worst, you'll be able to take effective steps to deal with them.