Your Cyber Essentials readiness plan

Well done for completing this stage of your journey. Below is a copy of all of the questions, with your answers and any outstanding actions. With this you can either save it to your computer, or print off a copy for your reference.

Please do one of these two options now, as we don’t keep a copy of your personalised document.

Click here to download your Cyber Essentials readiness action plan

After you have reviewed your Cyber Essentials Readiness Plan you will be ready to consider Cyber Essentials certification.

You can preview all the Cyber Essentials questions at

When you are ready to certify you can apply for a Cyber Essentials assessment via the IASME website here.

The Cyber Essentials assessment has a tiered price structure linked to the size of an organisation based on number of employees

Pricing Structure

Micro Organisations

0-9 Employees

£300 +VAT

Small Organisations

10-49 Employees

£400 +VAT

Medium Organisations

50-249 Employees

£450 +VAT

Large Organisations

250+ Employees

£500 +VAT

Schools can find support for the Cyber Essentials assessment process including webinars, templates and guidance documents here.

The benefits of certification

Remember, Cyber Essentials can help your organisation in many ways:

  • Have the peace of mind that you have implemented the core controls that help prevent most cyber attacks.
  • Reassure customers or stake holders that you take cyber security seriously
  • Attract new business and contracts or additional funding and grants that stipulate Cyber Essentials as a prerequisite.
  • Be listed on our Directory of organisations awarded Cyber Essentials

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