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UK Cyber Essentials compliance with 6clicks

Guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security.


UK Cyber Essentials solution overview

The UK Cyber Essentials scheme is a cybersecurity certification initiative that aims to help organizations protect themselves against common online threats. It is particularly relevant for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but applicable to all organizations regardless of their size. The scheme focuses on five key technical controls:

  1. Secure internet connection
  2. Device and software security
  3. Controlled access to data and services
  4. Protection from viruses and other malware
  5. Keeping devices and software up to date

6clicks provides a comprehensive solution for the UK Cyber Essentials with the UK Cyber Essentials and UK Cyber Essentials Plus requirements and mapped assessment templates available in the 6clicks Content Library.

Integrated compliance and assessment capability

6clicks offers an integrated platform that simplifies compliance with the UK Cyber Essentials (CE) standards, including both Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials+. This capability is essential for organizations looking to self-assess their cybersecurity posture. Through the platform, businesses can easily evaluate their compliance with the CE standards, ensuring that all necessary criteria are met, streamlining the compliance process.
Integrated compliance and assessment capability for UK Cyber Essentials

Streamlined security management

The platform provides pre-built security control sets and policies that are aligned with international standards, including those required for Cyber Essentials compliance. These ready-to-use control sets facilitate the implementation of essential technical controls, helping organizations to enhance their cybersecurity measures quickly. Additionally, 6clicks aids in creating and tracking security objectives, ensuring that businesses are consistently aligned with Cyber Essentials requirements.
Streamlined security management for UK Cyber Essentials

Certification and continuous improvement

6clicks supports organizations in preparing for Cyber Essentials certification audits. It offers tools for securely sharing information with auditors via the 6clicks Trust Portal and assists in meeting the necessary certification objectives. The platform's gap analysis feature identifies areas of improvement, enabling businesses to address and remediate any deficiencies leveraging the integrated risk and issues modules. This continuous improvement approach not only aids in achieving certification but also in maintaining a robust cybersecurity posture in the long term.
Certification and continuous improvement for UK Cyber Essentials

Explore our expert's guide to Uk Cyber Essentials

Our expert guide to UK Cyber Essentials offers a concise overview of the certification framework, focusing on key strategies for cybersecurity management, compliance adherence, and implementation of critical controls. It provides essential insights for effectively navigating the certification process and maintaining a robust cybersecurity posture.

Integrated powerful features

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Risk Management

Our state-of-the-art risk management solution automates formerly manual processes and optimizes the entire risk lifecycle, encompassing risk identification, risk assessments, risk mitigation, remediation, and reporting.

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Audit & Assessment

By minimizing manual tasks, our solution empowers audit professionals to effectively manage the entire audit management lifecycle, including audit plans and seamless collaboration among team members.

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Issues & Incident Management

Modernize issue and incident tracking with visibility, insights, and intelligent remediation. Identify and solve issues before they occur with cross-team automation workflows.

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Policy & Control Management

Efficient internal control management and actionable task capability that actively involve employees across your organization.

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Asset Management

Manage and maintain your information assets and link to your risks, issues and third parties to support your ISMS.

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Trust Portal

The 6clicks Trust Portal is the fastest and most transparent way to demonstrate your company’s commitment to risk and compliance.

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