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Preparing for Cyber Essentials Accreditation

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Jarrold Training in association with CyberScale

Course overview

Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats. It is backed by industry including the Federation of Small Businesses, the CBI and a number of insurance organisations which are offering incentives for businesses.

UK Government requires all suppliers bidding for contracts involving the handling of certain sensitive and personal information to be certified against the Cyber Essentials scheme.

This course is aimed at enabling businesses who wish to pursue a Cyber Essentials accreditation using internal staff resources to prepare.

Is this course right for you?

This course is aimed at IT managers and staff who are tasked with helping prepare their business for a Cyber Essentials accreditation.

Understanding of key technical concepts such as Networking, Operating Systems and Systems Administration is required.

What will I learn?

  • Background and Benefits of Cyber Essentials
  • Key elements of Cyber Essentials
  • How Cyber Essentials is assessed
  • Assessing your readiness
  • Building an implementation plan

Detailed course content

Introduction to Cyber Essentials

  • Background
  • Benefits of Cyber Essentials
  • Key elements

Understanding the elements

  • Technical controls required
  • Defining scope

Key requirements

  • Firewalls
  • Secure configuration
  • Users access control
  • Protecting against malware
  • Patches and updates


  • Conducting a gap analysis
  • Plan and implement changes

Getting Accredited

  • Preparing for assessment

How to book

Book your place on the Jarrold Training page.


November 11
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


St James Mill
St James Mill
Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1SH United Kingdom
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Jarrold Training in association with CyberScale Ltd