UK Government’s NCSC helps businesses with its guidelines and certifications of Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus to elevate IT security, which motivates organisations to show commitment towards cyber security. The team at TechShire is qualified to help organisations to achieve cyber security certifications.
The use of NGTW – Next-Generation Firewall prevents unauthorised access to or from the private network. It will protect the network from external threats and vulnerabilities for IT infrastructure security. A separate firewall device integrates with the broadband router for increased protection. The stateful inspection feature of the firewalls offers end-to-end security and works alongside packet filtering by keeping the TCP session active. On the other hand, a host firewall software installed on the Endpoint device protects the computer or laptop from being attacked over the internet by hackers, acts as a last line of defence to protect from viruses, and scans incoming emails and attachments.
Some points have been higlited here to e security features listed below that can be used to secure Microsoft 365 services as well as the whole IT operations to advance cyber security standards.
Customers will feel confident that you take cyber security seriously and their data held with you will stay safe to a certified standards.
Government departments, councils and many large organisations trust Cyber Essentials certified companies to do business with.
Having a certified secure network infrastructure to government standards will boost confidence to operate your business.
Adopt the security framework to minimize the risk of hacking. Carefully analyzed data indicates that more than 60% of SME’s suffer a data breach.
Cost of business liability insurance should reduce with the certification as customer’s data held on company servers is safe.
Although GDPR compliance requires more than just certification, optimised data security for a business is a very important step in final compliance.