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ITCS can help you achieve Cyber Essentials Plus or ISO 27001 by working with you and the external auditor as a dedicated Managed Service Provider. As experts in this field, we deliver this service with a strategic and well-structured approach, to ensure a seamless and effective implementation.
Cyber Essentials Plus – What we do to help you achieve.
- Begin by assessing your clients’ current cybersecurity measures and identifying any gaps that need to be addressed to meet the Cyber Essentials Plus requirements.
- Work closely with your clients to ensure that they understand the certification process, the security controls involved, and the benefits of achieving the certification.
- Collaborate with your clients to implement the necessary security controls outlined in the Cyber Essentials Plus framework, including firewall configuration, secure user access, malware protection, patch management, and secure configurations.
- Provide guidance and support to help clients configure their IT systems and networks according to the required standards.
- Conduct thorough vulnerability scanning and penetration testing on your clients’ systems and networks to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses that need to be addressed before certification.
- Share the findings with your clients and work together to remediate the identified issues.
- Assist your clients in documenting their security policies, procedures, and processes, as required by the certification. This documentation demonstrates compliance with the Cyber Essentials Plus standards.
- Conduct an internal review of your clients’ systems and documentation to ensure that they are prepared for the external assessment process.
- Collaborate with a certified external assessor to schedule the Cyber Essentials Plus assessment. The assessor will conduct penetration tests and evaluate the effectiveness of security controls.
- Work with the assessor to address any findings and ensure that your clients meet the certification requirements.
- After certification, provide ongoing monitoring and support to ensure that your clients maintain their security posture and remain compliant with Cyber Essentials Plus standards.
- Stay updated on changes to the framework and share relevant information with your clients.
- Offer training and awareness programs to educate your clients’ employees about cybersecurity best practices and the importance of maintaining security controls.
- Provide your clients with detailed reports on the assessment process, vulnerabilities identified, and actions taken to remediate them. This documentation is valuable for audit and compliance purposes.
- Encourage your clients to view Cyber Essentials Plus as part of an ongoing cybersecurity strategy. Help them continuously improve their security posture by addressing new threats and evolving security needs.
- Begin by conducting an initial assessment to evaluate the company’s existing security controls, policies, and practices against the ISO 27001 requirements.
- Identify gaps and areas that need improvement to align with ISO 27001 standards.
- Educate company stakeholders about the benefits of ISO 27001 certification, including enhanced security, regulatory compliance, and improved reputation.
- Obtain commitment from senior management to support the certification process and allocate necessary resources.
- Collaborate with the company to design an Information Security Management System (ISMS) framework tailored to its needs.
- Help develop policies, procedures, and documentation required by ISO 27001, ensuring they are comprehensive and aligned with the company’s operations.
- Guide the company through a thorough risk assessment process to identify and prioritise potential security risks and vulnerabilities.
- Assist in developing risk treatment plans to address identified risks effectively.
- Work closely with the company to implement the necessary security controls and measures defined in the ISMS.
- Provide guidance on technical configurations, access controls, data protection, and other security measures.
- Conduct training sessions and awareness programs for employees to ensure they understand their roles in maintaining security, handling sensitive information, and following security procedures.
- Assist the company in conducting regular internal audits to assess the effectiveness of implemented security controls and ISMS processes.
- Use audit findings to identify areas for improvement and corrective actions.
- Conduct a pre-certification assessment to evaluate the company’s readiness for the ISO 27001 certification process.
- Address any remaining gaps and ensure that documentation and controls are in place.
- Collaborate with a certified external auditor to schedule the ISO 27001 certification audit.
- Work with the auditor to ensure a smooth audit process, addressing any findings or recommendations.
- Upon successful completion of the audit, celebrate the ISO 27001 certification achievement with the company.
- Provide ongoing support to help the company maintain compliance, conduct regular reviews, and adapt to evolving security challenges.
- Encourage the company to view ISO 27001 as a continuous improvement journey. Help them continually assess and enhance their security measures to address emerging threats.
By guiding you and your company through the steps above with our expertise, collaboration, and ongoing support, you can easily achieve ISO 27001 certification.