We are pleased to announce that as part of our Information Security initiatives Elevate BC has become Cyber Essentials certified.
Elevate BC is one of the Wales’ leading independent business consultancies, specialising in leadership training, executive coaching & mentoring, and business consultancy.
Marian Evans, founder of Elevate Business Consultancy, provided the following comment: “The very foundations of Elevate BC are set upon my own inherent and immovable standards of integrity, this lies in harmony with our status as an independent consultancy. Our clients, which include the Welsh Government place their trust in us with sensitive data and being presented with our Cyber Essentials certification recognises the commitment we have to protecting their interests with the utmost care. I am delighted that we have achieved this accreditation and am enormously proud of the Elevate team, whose professionalism and dedication are confirmed by the receipt of this award."
The Cyber Essentials scheme aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously.
To pass the accreditation Elevate BC were required to complete a Cyber Essentials Questionnaire covering the five basic controls within Cyber Essentials. Those five were chosen because, when properly implemented, they will help to protect against unskilled internet-based attackers using commodity capabilities – which are freely available on the internet. The five controls are: