Cyber Essentials Plus – East Midlands Academy Trust

  • Sector: Education
  • Accreditation: Cyber Essentials Plus
  • Focus: Cybersecurity & Assurance

We are thrilled to announce that following our recent work with East Midlands Academy Trust (EMAT), they have now achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification. This ensures robust data protection for the Trusts entire family of schools, a collective of seven schools, serving over 5,000 pupils across Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes.

Daryl Unitt, Head of Shared Services at EMAT says;

“Our commitment to providing a secure digital environment for learning and development is unwavering. Achieving the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation reinforces our dedication to safeguarding our systems and data against threats across the entire Trust.”

Gary Reeves, the Evolve North Cyber Essentials specialist working with EMAT to achieve this status adds;

“Collaborating with the EMAT team in obtaining their Cyber Essentials Plus certification has been a pleasure, helping them to achieve this enhanced level of cybersecurity across all systems and educational settings.”

What is Cyber Essentials Plus?

Cyber Essentials Plus builds on the basic Government initiative of Cyber Essentials. Aimed at fortifying organizations against common cyber threats. The plus certification validates through specialist assessment and expert guidance, first hand, that the EMAT’s defences are equipped in practice as well as on paper. This means that they can be confident that they are protected against the most prevalent cyber-attacks. Ensuring the security of their digital infrastructure and sensitive information.

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