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Cyber Essentials

Protect your business from cyber attacks and enable business growth with our pain-free Cyber Essentials packages.

The benefits of working with Assure

Pain-free Cyber Essentials certification

Proven track record

Since becoming an IASME Certification Body in 2016, we’ve certified 100s of businesses with Cyber Essentials.

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Pain-free certification

We provide unlimited support and year-round cyber advice as standard. Plus, there are no there are no hidden charges.

Cyber Essentials Packages

Cyber Essentials Self Assessment

Supported Package


Per Month

Complete your self assessment in-house with the reassurance of our remote guidance to ensure you pass first time.

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  • Cyber Essentials certification
  • Pass first time with pre-submission reviews
  • Remote non-judgemental guidance throughout the process
  • Quick turnarounds
  • Year-round pragmatic cyber advice
  • £25k Cyber Liability Insurance (terms apply)

Turnkey Solution


Per Month

Short on time or not too sure where to start? Let us handle everything so you certify quickly with minimal fuss

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  • Cyber Essentials certification
  • 1-hour remote consultation
  • We complete the self assessment questionnaire ready for your approval
  • Minimise disruption and save time
  • Year-round pragmatic cyber advice
  • £25k cyber liability insurance (terms apply)

Cyber Essentials Plus Audit



Per Month

Prove your cyber controls are working as they should - identify and resolve your cyber vulnerabilities

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  • Cyber Essentials Plus certification
  • We conduct a series of remote, Government approved tests
  • Pragmatic remedial advice and guidance
  • No hidden costs, including no charges for re-tests
  • Year-round pragmatic cyber advice

Prices listed are exclusive of VAT. A certification fee of at £300 (minimum) per certificate is incorporated in the overall price. You will be required to pay an additional Certification fee if you do not complete the certification process within 6 months. The Cyber Essentials Plus price quoted is based on a single user organisation that has achieved basic Cyber Essentials certification within the past 3 months. £25k Cyber Liability Insurance available to UK or Crown Dependencies domiciled organisations with a turnover under £20m, and whose certification scope covers their whole organisation.Cyber Full terms and conditions apply.

Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Plus

Streamline Your Cyber Essentials Certification

Why not purchase the basic Cyber Essentials self-assessment and the Plus audit together? This ensures the overall process is as streamlined and pain-free as possible.

From the outset, Assure Technical were helpful and evidently highly experienced in their field. Several years on, we would not even consider looking elsewhere. In summary Assure Technical are; friendly, professional, experienced and passionate about all aspects of security. It has been and remains a pleasure working with them.

Al Robinson - Director, Yellow Hat Security Solutions

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Key Benefits

Get the basics right – create the foundations for a solid cyber security strategy.

Vulnerability scanning

Protection from cyber attacks

By complying with the Cyber Essentials standard, you'll be protecting your organisation from 80% of cyber attacks

supply chain compliance

Supply chain and industry compliance

Gain access to UK Government contracts and a growing number of commercial supply chains

Reassure your stakeholders

Nobody wants to share their data with a unsecure company. Reassure your customers and partners that you’re taking their security seriously

Meet regulatory standards

GDPR Compliance

Demonstrate you’ve taken key steps towards complying with GDPR

insurance compliance

Cyber Liability Insurance

£25,000 indemnity cover is available for organisations with a turnover of less than £20m (terms apply)

Strengthen customer confidence

Cost effective

The standard has been designed to be accessible to all organisations, no matter what shape or size

Supported Package

Fast-track the certification process.

Our team of experienced consultants will be on hand to provide you with clear, non-judgemental, Cyber Essentials support and advice throughout your journey to certification.

They will also conduct a pre-submission review of your Cyber Essentials self assessment questionnaire and guide you through any necessary changes to help ensure you pass the first time.

When you have met the necessary criteria, your certificate, report and badges (for use on website and other communications), will be issued straight away. You will also be able to opt into complimentary £25,000 Cyber Liability insurance cover documentation (terms apply).

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  • Enjoy expert support throughout the process
  • Quick and easy
  • Includes cyber advice for 12 months

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Turnkey Solution

Struggling for time or not sure where to start?

With our Turnkey Solution, we’ll handle the Cyber Essentials self certification process on your behalf, minimising your internal workload and ensuring that you meet the requirements and achieve certification quickly with minimal fuss.

Your dedicated cyber consultant will conduct an audit of your current cyber security controls, working through a comprehensive cyber control checklist.

They will provide you with guidance and support to improve your cyber security stance and meet the requirements of the Cyber Essentials standard. During the process, they will also help you understand the key steps required to protect your business from cyber attacks.

While client involvement is crucial to success, everything is carried out remotely and in such a way to cause minimal disruption to your operations. We can, of course, conduct this on-site, should you require.

Once you have the necessary measures in place, we’ll complete the self assessment certification questionnaire on your behalf, ready for your internal sign off.

As soon as the process is complete, we’ll issue your Cyber Essentials certificate and report. You’ll also receive ‘badges’, which can be used on your website and in other communications.

  • Fully managed solution
  • Minimal disruption to your business
  • Gain a greater knowledge of cyber security
  • Save time & achieve certification

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Cyber Essentials Plus

Tackle your cyber vulnerabilities head on.

The Cyber Essentials Plus audit must be completed within 3 months of your basic self assessment. This is because it is based on the responses you provided.

You will receive unlimited, non-judgemental support from the very start of your self-assessment process, all the way to the completion of your audit. Once certified, you’ll also benefit from cyber advice throughout the 12-month certification period.

  • Reassure your stakeholders that your cyber security controls have been externally audited
  • Gain access to a growing number of tenders
  • Includes cyber advice for 12 months

You can purchase Cyber Essentials Plus on it’s own from just £1,245. But if you choose to purchase both certifications from us as a bundle for as little as £1,545 – that’s a minimum saving of £240!

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About Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials sets out the standard baseline for cyber security and offers protection from up to 80% of IT security breaches.

Developed by the UK Government in response to a growing cyber threat, it is a mandatory requirement for all Government supply chain contracts and a growing number of commercial tenders.

There are two levels of certification – basic Cyber Essentials is awarded to organisation that demonstrate, through the completion of an online self assessment questionnaire, that they have effective cyber security measures in place.

Cyber Essentials Plus is awarded when an organisation goes on to have their cyber controls audited to check they are working effectively.  This must be completed within 3 months of obtaining the basic certificate. Have a read over our full Cyber Essentials Guide for more information.

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What are the key requirements?

Malware Protection

Ensure you use appropriate anti-virus software throughout your organisation

Secure Configuration

Set all systems up securely, ensuring that appropriate passwords are used.

Patch Management

Have the necessary processes in place to enable all company software to be updated in a timely manner.

Boundary Firewalls

Prevent unauthorised systems access by ensuring appropriate firewall measures are in place.

Access Control

Assess user software requirements on a regular basis and put restrictions in place to ensure that system access and authorities are limited to only those that need it.

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