Artemis Secures Government Backed Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Artemis are pleased to announce that it has been accredited for its ongoing work on cyber security. The Cyber Essentials Accreditation is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats.

With over 80% of UK businesses vulnerable to avoidable security threats, the Cyber Essentials framework has been designed as a strong security baseline for every business in every industry.

Artemis Director John Koumpan said: “We are delighted to be recognised for our work in cyber security, it doesn’t matter how large or small, or what industry your business operates in, your business is your data and protecting that data is essential.”

With this accreditation, Artemis shown it meets the accreditation standards in 5 key areas:

  • Access control: The management of user accounts, particularly those with special access privileges, to protect against misuse and unauthorised access.
  • Firewalls and routers: Creating a buffer between your IT network and other, external networks.
  • Malware protection: Protecting against a broad range of malware (including computer viruses, worms, spyware, botnet software and ransomware) and including options for virus removal that will protect your computer, your privacy, and your important documents from attack.
  • Secure configuration: Secure configuration refers to security measures that are implemented when building and installing computers and network devices in order to reduce unnecessary cyber vulnerabilities.
  • Software updates: Keeping software on computers and network devices up to date and capable of resisting low-level cyber-attacks.

To find out more about Cyber Security and how we can make your data more secure, visit our IT Support web page

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