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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Cybercrime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Cyber Essentials programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
uin 254783 remove filter
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
answer text <p>An independent academic evaluation of the effectiveness of Cyber Essentials found that its security controls work well to mitigate the vast majority of Internet-based threats. These security controls are kept under continual review. The primary objective for Cyber Essentials is to help all organisations mitigate cyber security risks, especially small and medium-sized organisations. The Government continues to work to ensure Cyber Essentials has the greatest impact for the majority of the target audience and is currently developing the scheme to ensure a) the journey to certification is as simple as possible, and b) the technical controls remain fit for purpose in the ever-changing cyber threat landscape.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 255315 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.763Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1586
label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this