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‘Certificate of Assurance’ from Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber essentials plus certified accreditation

We’re happy to confirm we’ve acquired the certificate of assurance from Cyber Essential Security Plus.

At Houghton International, we’re pioneers in electro-mechanical repairs, entrusted to fix thousands of assets and meet our customers’ needs. We’ve built a reputable brand from valued customers who trust us with their assets and their data.

Cybersecurity is not just about protecting business data but also about safeguarding our customers’ data. That’s why we subjected ourselves to stringent technical evaluations to validate the robustness of our cybersecurity.

Cyber Essentials Plus, a forward-thinking scheme endorsed by the UK Government, provides organisations with a comprehensive assessment of their cybersecurity level, thereby reducing the risk of falling prey to cyber-attacks.

The Government backed scheme protects against phishing, malware, ransomware, password guessing, and network attacks. The certificate we’ve acquired confirms that we follow cybersecurity essentials, from firewall infrastructure to high-grade virus protection software. You can view our certification below.

Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

We’ve implemented the five essential cybersecurity controls endorsed by the National Cyber Security Centre:

  • Office Firewalls and Internet Gateways: We’ve fortified our internet connections with robust firewalls, ensuring a secure digital perimeter.
  • Secure Configuration: Optimal security settings have been applied to all our devices and software, minimising vulnerabilities and fortifying our defences.
  • User Access Control: We meticulously manage access to data and services, ensuring that only authorised personnel can interact with sensitive information.
  • Malware Protection: Our systems are equipped with advanced malware protection mechanisms, safeguarding against viruses and other malicious software threats.
  • Software Patch Management: We diligently keep our devices and software up to date with the latest patches and updates, bolstering resilience against emerging security risks.

We will continue to adopt the latest technology and industry standards to safeguard our customers and our data. Our recent Cyber Essentials Plus certification is a testament to our efforts to ensure your data is secure and protected. Meaning, you can trust us to take all necessary measures to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your information.

You can find out more about the importance of this certification here.

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