The BBA’s commitment to becoming a data-led, systems-driven organisation and keeping the data and process of our entire ecosystem secure and relevant, means that we are driven to mitigate our own risk as well as helping to mitigate risk for our clients too in the fight against cyber attacks.
With that said, we are pleased to announce we have been certified by Cyber Essential, a government-backed cyber security scheme that has been set up to help all those who take part, guard themselves against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate their commitment to cyber security.
About the Scheme
The Cyber Essentials scheme addresses five key controls can prevent around 80% of cyber-attacks, including:
- Secure configuration
- Boundary firewalls and internet gateways
- Access control and administrative privilege management
- Patch management
- Malware protection
Cyber Essentials is an official UK wide, government-backed certification that helps companies guard against the most common cyber threats and reduce your risk by at least 80%. It also allows you to demonstrate your commitment to cyber security to prospective customers.