Swift, streamlined and secure - the fastest and most secure way to achieve the Cyber Essentials certified badge. Complete the entire process online.
Protect your organisation from cyber-based threats.
APMG’s accredited certification bodies provide both Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials PLUS.
- Self-assessment questionnaire completed entirely online, at your own pace.
- Confirms your company’s IT systems comply with essential cyber security controls.
- Assurance that your company is protected against the most common cyber-attacks.
Cyber Essentials PLUS
- Provides maximum cyber security assurance.
- An assessor will visit your office(s) to perform an on-site assessment.
- Involves an internal vulnerability scan of your network – including workstations and mobile devices.
- Companies have been certified within an hour using APMG’s online Cyber Essentials platform.
Get certified, your way
- Complete the online questionnaire at your own pace. Save your progress at any point.
Trusted certification bodies
- APMG is world renowned for its rigorous accreditation standards. You can be confident in the exceptional ability of our accredited certification bodies.
Transparent, all-inclusive pricing
- Your upfront fee will include the full Cyber Essentials experience. Standard Cyber Essentials certification has a fixed fee of £300+VAT.
Attract new business
- Cyber Essentials certification proves to prospective clients that your business has the essential cyber security measures in place.
- Cyber Essentials certification confirms that your business is safe against the majority of cyber threats.
Progress towards GDPR compliance
- GDPR regulation comes into effect on May 25th 2018. Cyber Essentials certification proves your business has taken the first step towards compliance.
Bid for Government contracts
- Cyber Essentials certification is mandatory for many central government contracts which involve handling personal information and delivering certain ICT products and services.
APMG is a UK Government appointed Cyber Essentials Accreditation Body – responsible for accrediting Cyber Essentials Certification Bodies.
Certification Bodies perform Cyber Essentials assessments and award companies their certificates.
APMG has been accrediting organizations for over two decades and its exemplary accreditation standards are world-renowned.
APMG-accredited Cyber Essentials Certification Bodies are instantly recognized for their exceptional assessors and service – having undergone rigorous third-party assessment.
APMG is the only Cyber Essentials Accreditation Body to host its Certification Bodies on a user-friendly online portal.
The online portal makes assessing applications, connecting with clients and processing certificates easy and secure.
The online portal has been fully penetration tested and optimised for efficiency – to save time and money for your organisation.
Streamlined application process from start to finish:
- Email all your assessors when there is a new application available.
- Allow your assessors to communicate to the client and comment on the applications.
- Return applications to the client for further review.
- Review clients’ submitted documentation and evidence.
- Manage your own assessors.