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Published 08th June 2018 | OM&M News

Osborne Morris & Morgan awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

Cyber Essentials award

We are delighted to announce that Osborne Morris & Morgan has been awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation, in readiness for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, which came into effect on 25th May 2018.

Cyber Essentials is a Government approved scheme designed to help protect organisations from the threat of most common cyber-attacks.

A Government survey found that almost 50% of businesses and charities haven’t implemented the government’s five basic security practices from Cyber Essentials.

The five key security practices, include maintaining firewalls, running anti-virus software and introducing IT admin rights to specific users.

To obtain accreditation, organisations must demonstrate that they are using all five of the five security practices.

Osborne Morris & Morgan successfully achieved the award after working on their internal systems for a year and implementing these changes within the company to protect their clients.

Paul Lockhart, Office Manager at Osborne Morris & Morgan, said:

“Securing the accreditation is testament to how seriously we take cyber security at Osborne Morris & Morgan. Openness, trust and transparency are core to fighting the threat of cybercrime and we welcome schemes such as Cyber Essentials, which help give clarity and assurance to our clients and employees. We would like to thank MIRUS IT for the support.”

For more information please contact us either online, or by telephone on 01525 378177.

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