Affordable cyber expertise and guaranteed certification, tailored for small-to-medium-sized-businesses (SMBs) and smaller organisations.
Cyber Security and GDPR Overview
Cyber crime is on the increase. 65,000 attempts to hack SMBs take place every day in the UK. 88% of UK companies suffer a breach in a 12 month period. And 95% of cyber attacks are focused on companies where human error makes them an easy target… could that be your business?
Can you be sure your cyber security measures are robust and free from error?
Are your systems GDPR compliant, to safeguard your data and your business?
Perhaps you need to certify for Cyber Essentials before supplying or bidding for public sector work?
Our Business Services
Achieving Cyber Essentials Certification
Cyber Essentials is the government-approved certification standard which helps your organisation guard against a range of the most common cyber threats.
As a certified Cyber Essentials assessor, our cyber specialist guarantees you will achieve certification first time.
We manage the entire certification project on your behalf, representing your business to the certifying body, presenting the right information and the right terminology to fit the assessor’s requirements.
Ensuring GDPR Compliance
GDPR is not optional. If you use data – even something as basic as your customer email list or client contact details – then you must comply with GDPR regulations.
As a certified GDPR assessor, our specialist understands all the latest regulations and requirements, guaranteeing your business will be compliant.
We act as your GDPR Project Manager: delivering a Data Audit Report with recommendations; helping you implement the right solutions; creating all the documentation which ensures you can prove your compliance with confidence.
Learn more about our Cyber Security & GDPR Services
A Complete Cyber Security Service
Would you like to have a trusted partner you could go to with all your cyber security and GDPR questions?
Because cyber security is not just about anti-virus software, it encompasses everything from staff awareness and network security through to your Information Security Policy. Think password management protocols; multi-factor authentication; security for your Office/MS365 applications; and more!
With over 30 years’ IT experience, we understand small business, we know what’s required, and we will never advise you to implement unnecessary, costly solutions.
For a no-obligation chat, call our IT Security & GDPR specialist today
Peter Elliot, Data protection & cyber security specialist,
+44 (0)1256 338 440
Source: CSO UK cyber security statistics you need to know, May 2020
Happy customer testimonials
“We are delighted with the work Peter has done for us; he is efficient and easy to work with. As a result, he made it easier and quicker for us to attain Cyber Essentials Plus certification. We also used Peter to prepare our company for GDPR compliance; and have no hesitation in recommending him to any business which needs support with cyber security or wishes to become Cyber Essentials Certified.”
“Empiric Partners helped us raise start-up funding at a critical time in our business growth cycle and remain engaged to help us succeed. As a direct result of their help we have been able to secure orders which are taking the company to the next level”
“With an expanding business to handle, I knew that it would benefit from a GDPR compliance review but I was too busy undertake it myself.
He had sufficient information from me to create all the required compliance documents for the business and made a number of recommendations for changes to my business processes.
Peter is familiar with small businesses and I consider that his GDPR and Cyber Security support services, together with his commercial approach would add significant value to business owners”
“Mike Duff is very good and helpful to us a company, recommending and advising. Mike has become a great member of our team and I would recommend him to anyone”
“Known Mike for some time, find him to be focused, getting down to key points of business direction and requirements quickly and succinctly”
“Mike is a very professional businessman with a great deal of knowledge running a successful business, especially finances and budgeting”
“We started the process of achieving Cyber Essentials accreditation as part of our security strategy. Empiric Partners managed the process smoothly and efficiently, explaining all the facts clearly. A great service and we’re delighted with the result”
“I have known David for over 18 years now as we both worked for a global medical device company together. In 2010 I formed my own company Vesica Urology Ltd. Recently I required some additional help and expertise on some projects and David has helped me enormously working with me to see these to completion. David is a superb industry leader and has significant business skills. I would strongly recommend David for any company or individual who may need additional support and advice.”
“I had the pleasure of working with David during my first 3 years with Amoena, throughout that time he always provided me with sound judgement and was willing to share his vast knowledge of the medical products industry. A responsible strategist with a very strong problem solving skills.”
“Tony Cross has provided strategic and technical support to The Wilky Group over a number of years and plays an important role as part of our trusted consultancy team. He has offered timely advice on a range of issues and a highly responsive service which provides our Directors with the confidence to move our business forward. I can recommend Tony for his integrity, experience and good humour in the face of the challenges we often throw his way.”
“Just wanted to say thanks to Mike Duff so much for his advice and ideas. I’d absolutely recommend him to anyone who needed business advice in the future.”
“Tangent Link hired Peter Elliot of Empiric Partners to assist with the development and implementation of our GDPR and Information Security policies. Peter was very professional and efficient in his approach and broke down the tasks to be carried out into manageable chunks. He made what we thought was a complex project seem easy due to his knowledge and expertise. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to other companies requiring similar services.”
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