Forensic Control

Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

Demonstrate your commitment to Cyber Security and assure stakeholders you have taken steps to protect against cyber threats.

Cyber Essentials addresses five fundamental controls to help prevent cyber attacks:

Firewall configuration

Secure configuration

User access control

Patch management

Malware protection

Cyber Essentials Plus is a Cyber Security certification scheme developed by the UK government to help organisations guard against indiscriminate cyber threats. It is an extension of the Cyber Essentials scheme, providing a higher level of assurance by requiring organisations to undergo a series of vulnerability assessments by an external

To apply for Cyber Essentials Plus, an organisation must first achieve Cyber Essentials certification. Cyber Essentials Plus must then be obtained within three months.

By 2025, 60% of organisations will use cybersecurity risk as a significant determinant in conducting third-party transactions and business engagements. (Gartner)

Why be Cyber Essentials Certified?

There are several benefits to achieving Cyber Essentials Plus certification, including:

Cyber Essentials Plus certification can help instil confidence in customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders that Cyber Security is not only taken seriously – but steps have been taken to improve it.

Cyber Essentials Plus certification is a differentiator in a crowded marketplace, particularly when
bidding for contracts that require more Cyber
Security assurance.

By implementing the Cyber Essentials controls and undergoing external testing, an organisation can reduce the risk of a cyber attack and minimise potential damage.

Cyber Essentials Plus certification can help demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements, particularly in industries that handle sensitive or confidential data.

Already Cyber Essentials certified? If not,
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Your result matters

It’s difficult to know where to start with Cyber Security. Becoming certified can seem like a daunting
process, which is why we provide unlimited support, from start to finish. Our team won’t let you fail!

How we work


We send you our Cyber Essentials Plus tracker and step-by-step guide


We run a vulnerability test to spot areas that need attention


We hold an assessment day to carry out observational tests on a selected user group


We ensure you’re compliant following testing and assessment


Your answers are submitted to IASME. Congratulations. You are certified!

Cyber Essentials Plus

Ready to get started? Purchase our service today, or speak to one of our team if you need more information.

Included in all pricing:


1-9 users



per year


10 – 49 users



per year


50 – 249 users



per year


250 + users



per year

Talk to the team about spreading your payment over 12 months at no extra cost.

Save money with our Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus package

Happy clients

Supporting our clients with down to earth advice, explained simply, is our mission. Don’t just take our word for it though. Here are a handful of our testimonials from clients we work with.

“Highly recommended Forensic Control. From the very start of our CE+ journey, Jonathan was providing tremendous service to us in order to ensure we had all the necessary information and advice specific to our company. They was consistently providing clear and helpful guidance in order for us to best succeed with our certification and as such had a great outcome! Big thanks to Jonathan and Forensic Control.”

Christopher Price, Technical Operations Lead, Faculty

“We had our Cyber Essentials Plus certification done by Jonathan and his team. Quick responses and professional advice that went further than the scope. Brilliant service and aftercare. Going forward, we will be using Forensic Control services.”

Maris Hakman, The Royal Foundation

"Forensic Control is a firm of professional cyber security advisers who guided our organisation achieve a ISO equivalent i.e. IASME Gold Standard accreditation over an 18 month period. Their service added a lot of value to our IT Governance and overall organisational security awareness and competencies."

Selam Shibru, Bank Worker’s Charity

"Forensic Control have been professional, efficient and very responsive in any queries we had in regards to the company gaining it’s Cyber Essentials qualification. We are continuing to use their services to progress to Cyber Essentials Plus. Highly recommend”

Francesca MacLeod, Cordless Consultant

“We are a small company that relies on the security of our data. Forensic Control has been perfect at keeping us protected and up to date with all the latest trends. Very efficient when we have needed help.”

Andy Bibby, CEO 87%