Protect your organisation against cyber attack

Cyber Security is a major issue today and will continue to be so tomorrow. There is an increasing and diverse range of threats and businesses need to deploy multiple layers of defence to protect their business operation, data and reputation.

An independent review of your network and system security will highlight areas of vulnerability and determine what mitigation can help minimise the risks posed.

Whilst the threat landscape is always changing it is by implementing best practice techniques and relevant technology that holes in a company’s defences can be closed.

Boffins can help you protect your business from hackers and criminals that wish to exploit your networks for their gain by ensuring your business is not an easy target.

Cyber Essentials

The Cyber Essentials will help you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security, Cyber Essentials is based on a 5-point framework including:

  • Secure System Configuration
  • Network Security
  • Management of User Privileges
  • Malware Prevention
  • Patch Management

The starting point is to perform a review, will look at your current situation and highlight the gaps that need addressing.

Once the gap analysis is complete the changes required for successful application of the Cyber Essentials accreditation need to be implemented.

Boffins has a lot of experience and can help implement both technical and process driven solutions to ensure your application is successful.

The benefits of Cyber Essentials Certification

The Cyber Essentials Review and Certification can help your organisation in many ways:

  • Reassures customers that you take cyber security seriously
  • Be Listed on the Cyber Essentials Directory of organisations and receive a certificate
  • You have a clear picture of your organisations cyber security level
  • Attract new business with the promise you have cyber security measures in place
  • Some Government contracts require Cyber Essentials Certification
  • Allowed to use the Cyber Essentials Logo on your website and marketing material.

Boffins Cyber Security Review

The Boffins Cyber Security review takes the Cyber Essentials further expanding upon the National Cyber Security Centre’s 10-point framework, will examine your systems and networks, expose potential vulnerabilities, and recommend pragmatic and proportionate defence solutions.

  • Secure System Configuration
  • Network Security
  • Management of User Privileges
  • Malware Prevention
  • Patch Management
  • Cyber Security Risk Management Regime
  • User Education and Awareness
  • Incident Management and Recovery
  • Threat Monitoring and Reporting
  • Removable Media Policy
  • Home and Mobile Working

Building on the level of awareness and achievement of Cyber Essentials provides the following benefits:

  • covers a much broader range of security threats
  • clear advice on protecting your business with multiple layers of defence
  • meet industry or statutory obligations for data and access security
  • provides confidence to your customers, suppliers and partners
  • provides a clear picture of your organisation’s cyber security level
Watchguard security software


For further information on using our WatchGuard security software and services please visit our WatchGuard page.

Kaspersky security software at Boffins


For further information on using our Kaspersky security software and services please visit our Kaspersky page.

Cyber Essentials and the Boffins Cyber Security Review

These be combined in order to provide both the certification of the former and more detailed analysis of the latter.

Pricing for each review is based on the size of the organisation and the estimated time required to complete the review and is therefore quoted for customer on a case by case basis.

Please contact us for more information and pricing.

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