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We are excited to announce that Optimising IT has now been recognised as an ‘assured service provider’ for Cyber Essentials, as part of the National Cyber Security Centre initiative backed by the UK government. This esteemed status verifies that we can offer qualified, assured advice to our customers about what they need to do to meet the Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus standards. We can also provide the services needed to make any changes or improvements. 

Todd Gifford, Managing Director at Optimising IT, comments, “We’re delighted to announce that we are now certified Cyber Advisors. Our latest accreditation adds to a number of other certifications including ISO 9001 and ISO 27001, that we have worked hard to achieve, and maintain. This accreditation shows our commitment to upholding best practices, and our dedication to ongoing professional development which has been recognised by the highest authority on cyber security in the UK.” 

The Cyber Essentials scheme, backed by the UK Government, is designed to protect organisations of all sizes from a broad spectrum of common cyber attacks. It demonstrates a business’s commitment to cyber security and provides assurance that defences will protect against the most common cyber threats. As an ‘assured service provider’, we are now uniquely positioned to help organisations meet and surpass these standards.  

By becoming a certified Cyber Advisor, we can reassure our clients that we are diligently working to fortify their IT infrastructure against cyber attacks with qualified, assured advice while simultaneously attracting new businesses who are looking for the best possible advice on their cyber security approach.  

At Optimising IT, we are delighted with this accomplishment, but we remain committed to pushing further in our pursuit of cyber security excellence. We continue to advise on and implement the best practices to secure your IT and protect your organisation against cyber threats. 

Whether you need assistance navigating the complex landscape of cyber security, achieving the Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification, or want to learn how we can support your unique needs, our team is ready to assist. Contact us today at our Cheltenham office on 01242 505470, or our Exeter office on 01392 642058. Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected]. Together, let’s make your digital infrastructure secure, robust and resilient.