Cintra Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation

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In today’s increasingly interconnected and technology-driven world, cybersecurity has become a paramount concern for organisations across all sectors. Safeguarding sensitive data, protecting against cyber threats, and demonstrating a commitment to robust security practices are critical for maintaining trust with stakeholders.

That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that Cintra has obtained the prestigious Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the significance of this achievement and how it reinforces Cintra’s dedication to fortifying its cybersecurity infrastructure!

Cyber Essentials Plus and Cintra's Commitment

Cyber Essentials Plus is an esteemed cybersecurity certification that builds upon the foundational requirements of the standard Cyber Essentials scheme. While Cyber Essentials establishes a strong baseline for cybersecurity controls, Cyber Essentials Plus takes it a step further by subjecting organisations to rigorous external testing and verification.

Attaining Cyber Essentials Plus, showcases our unwavering commitment to implementing comprehensive security measures and protecting its systems, data, and stakeholders.

The Benefits of Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation

Rigorous Testing and Verification

Cyber Essentials Plus involves rigorous penetration testing and vulnerability assessments conducted by qualified and independent cybersecurity experts. Successfully passing these tests demonstrates our resilience in our cybersecurity infrastructure and its ability to withstand potential attacks. This accreditation provides peace of mind to our clients, partners, and stakeholders by assuring them that we’ve has undergone rigorous external scrutiny.

Enhanced Security Resilience

Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation significantly enhances our cybersecurity resilience. By addressing vulnerabilities, adopting best practices, and implementing advanced security controls, we’ve fortified our systems against potential threats. This strengthened security posture allows us to mitigate risks effectively and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical data and services.

Maintaining Compliance

As data protection regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), become increasingly stringent, organisations face growing pressure to comply with complex cybersecurity requirements. Cyber Essentials Plus provides us with a comprehensive framework aligned with these regulations. By obtaining this accreditation, we’re demonstrating our commitment to protecting personal and sensitive information and reinforcing our compliance with relevant data protection laws.

Trust and Credibility

Cyber Essentials Plus is a recognised industry standard that instills confidence and trust among our clients, partners, and stakeholders. The certification serves as evidence of our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of cybersecurity. With the accreditation, we hope to stand out as an organisation that prioritises the security and privacy of our clients’ data, reinforcing our credibility and positioning us as a trusted partner in the industry.

Our achievement of Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation signifies a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to robust cybersecurity practices. By successfully navigating the rigorous external testing and verification process, it demonstrates our dedication to fortifying our security infrastructure, protecting sensitive data, and maintaining the trust of our clients, partners, and stakeholders.

The Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation provides us with an enhanced security posture, compliance with data protection regulations, and a competitive edge in an increasingly digital and interconnected landscape. It serves as a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence in cybersecurity and positions us as a trusted and reliable partner for organisations seeking a secure and reliable technology solution.

Clients can have the confidence in their choice to partner with an organisation that goes above and beyond to prioritise cybersecurity, safeguarding their valuable data and supporting their digital transformation endeavors.

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Stephen Pearson
Stephen is Cintra's extremely skilled and passionate Head of IT. But it's not just IT and cybersecurity he's mastered—he can also play the cello, bass, piano and euphonium!