About this course

Course type Premium
Course code QACEFOU
Duration 4 Hours

This half day Cyber Essentials Scheme Foundation seminar provides attendees with an understanding Cyber Security threats, and how to improve Information Security under the Cyber Essentials Scheme (CES).

It will also provide guidance on applying the five key control requirements of CES, and how to comply with the audit and assessment requirements for both Cyber Essentials, and Cyber Essentials Plus


There are no pre-requisites for this seminar.

However, we recommend that all delegates are familiar with the type of Information and Data that their organisation handles, and have some understanding of their IT infrastructure.

Note: this seminar is for delegates seeking to achieve the HMG Cyber Essentials Scheme certification.

Delegates will learn how to

  • The requirements for employing the five key control groups
  • How to operate best practice Information Security principles
  • How to raise staff awareness of Cyber Security
  • What options are available for gaining certification


  • The current cyber security threat landscape
  • Identifying Cyber risks and vulnerabilities
  • Conducting a Cyber Security assessment ( gap analysis), against the requirements of Cyber Essentials
  • Applying the five control groups of the Cyber Essentials Scheme
  • Best practice Cyber Security principles
  • Considerations for Home and remote workers
  • Key policies, and supporting documentation that will enable improved Cyber Security
  • Improving employees Cyber Security awareness
  • Maintaining Cyber Security beyond the certification date
  • Certification options

Premium Course

4 Hours


This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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