- May 16 2023
Cappagh is thrilled to announce that it has successfully achieved Cyber Essentials certification, solidifying its commitment to robust data security practices. This significant milestone underscores Cappagh's dedication to safeguarding sensitive information, enhancing its cybersecurity posture, and fostering trust among its clients, partners, and stakeholders.
Cyber Essentials is a UK government-backed scheme designed to help organizations protect against common cyber threats and demonstrate their commitment to cybersecurity. By attaining this certification, Cappagh has effectively implemented a range of measures to mitigate risks and safeguard its digital infrastructure against prevalent cyber threats.
The certification process involves a rigorous evaluation of an organization's systems and procedures across five key areas:
- Secure Configuration: Ensuring that systems are configured securely and unnecessary default settings are removed or disabled.
- Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways: Establishing strong security measures to protect against unauthorized access and malicious activities.
- User Access Control: Implementing appropriate user access controls to prevent unauthorized access to data and information.
- Patch Management: Regularly updating and patching systems and software to address known vulnerabilities.
- Malware Protection: Deploying effective malware protection measures to defend against viruses, ransomware, and other malicious software.
By meeting these stringent requirements, Cappagh has demonstrated its proactive approach to cybersecurity, reducing the risk of data breaches and potential disruptions to its operations. Achieving Cyber Essentials certification instills confidence among Cappagh's stakeholders, assuring them that the company is committed to protecting their sensitive information.
Furthermore, this achievement highlights Cappagh's commitment to maintaining compliance with data protection regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Compliance with these regulations not only ensures the privacy and security of client and employee data but also helps to cement Cappagh as a responsible and trustworthy organisation.
With cyber threats constantly evolving, achieving Cyber Essentials certification is an ongoing commitment for Cappagh. The company will continue to invest in regular vulnerability assessments, staff training, and updates to its cybersecurity measures, staying at the forefront of best practices to safeguard its digital assets and protect against emerging threats.
"We are thrilled to be recognised as an Approved Provider for EUSR training," said James Laramy, Cappagh Group’s Director of Safety, Health, Environment, Quality and Wellbeing. "This certification reflects our dedication to providing top-notch training solutions that meet the highest industry standards. We are confident that our expanded portfolio of EUSR courses will equip our employees with the expertise they need to excel in their careers, and importantly, to stay safe."
Cappagh's trainers are seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the energy and utility sector. They possess a deep understanding of industry best practices, regulations, and emerging trends, ensuring that participants receive practical and relevant training.Go Back