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Funding For Cyber Essentials

16 January 2020

There is only a matter of weeks left to make your application for funding for Cyber Essentials £1000 vouchers.  Scottish Enterprise has announced the following deadline in relation to the Cyber Essentials Voucher Scheme:

 “The deadline for submitting applications for the Cyber Voucher Scheme is Friday 6th March 2020.  Please note the closure date is subject to change and will be dependent on available budget.  All applications will be processed and approved by 31st March 2020.  All activity must be completed and accreditation achieved by 31st July 2020.”

Scottish SME’s and Sole traders that are based in Scotland can apply for the grant with only a matter of weeks left, no time like the present to start the process and to be eligible for funding you must meet the following criteria:

•    Be an SME with fewer than 250 employees, or a sole trader
•    Have a registered base in Scotland
•    Operate IT with a connection to the internet
•    Be completing Cyber Essentials for the first time

Cyber Essentials is government backed initiative which was first launched in June 2014 and is aimed at businesses that do not have any security teams in place. Not sure where to start? Contact us and we will help you every step of the way, from helping with the application process and also carrying out the audit of your business for your Cyber Security Accreditation.  

This is an excellent way to demonstrate to your clients and suppliers that you take your Cyber Security seriously and that their information is safe with you. So, what are you waiting for? contact us today – 01738 310271

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