Social Enterprise Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation


Wales’ leading business support organisation, Business in Focus, has achieved the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, a government-backed and industry-supported scheme, to help protect businesses against common online threats.

Cyber Essentials Plus is a rigorous cyber security certification that validates an organisations adherence to industry-recognised standards and best practices. Being a Cyber Essentials Plus organisation means Business in Focus has demonstrated its commitment to implementing and maintaining effective security controls across its infrastructure, networks and systems.

To achieve this status, Business in Focus underwent a comprehensive assessment conducted by an independent certification body. The assessment involved a stringent technical test and vulnerability scans, ensuring that the company’s security controls effectively mitigate common cyber risks.

By successfully completing the assessment, Business in Focus has exemplified its proactive approach to cyber security by enhancing its existing secure digital environment. This achievement underscores the company’s ongoing commitment to safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining the highest standards of data protection.

Phil Jones, Chief Executive at Business in Focus, said:

“It is of utmost importance to us that our employees, partners and clients trust Business in Focus. We are thrilled to announce that we have achieved Cyber Essentials Plus status. Achieving this standard validates our cyber processes, our commitment to ensuring we handle all data in the most secure way and hopefully gives confidence to our entire customer and client base. It highlights our commitment to cyber security and how important it is to us for our partners and clients to feel safe when conducting business with us.”

As a Cyber Essentials Plus certified organisation, Business in Focus demonstrate its readiness to address cyber security challenges, bolstering its reputation as a trusted and reliable partner. The certification not only enhances the company’s ability to mitigate cyber risks but also its cyber awareness in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.