Signable Cyber Essentials Certification
We’re happy to announce that Signable has been Cyber Essentials certified. Cyber Essentials is a UK government-backed and industry-supported scheme designed to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber threats.
What this means is that all Signable’s network and any devices connected to the internet are secure, with Signable following good practice and keeping our customer’s data safe.
Our electronic signatures are safe and secure with SSL encryption on each page of the Signable website, keeping your password and documents safe. We never store anything as plain text and offer password protection on everything that you send with us. Your data is only accessible to you and those you give permission to.
High profile cyber attacks and data hacks have dominated the news agenda for months, even years at this point, these attacks are often disruptive and costly. For instance, the WannaCry cyber attack on the NHS in May 2017 cost the NHS £92 million and saw 19,000 appointments cancelled. The list of big name companies that have suffered hacks grows every year, from LinkedIn to Sony to Tesco Bank. It’s obvious to us that every business needs to take data protection seriously which the certification will help us with.
Commitment to the Cyber Essentials certification body demonstrates our commitment to data protection and keeping sensitive and personal information safe. The Cyber Essentials scheme was launched in June 2014 and since October 2014 has been required for suppliers to central UK government who deal with certain information. Further reading about the certification process including information around certifying bodies and accreditation bodies can be found at the National Cyber Security Centre.
Cyber Essentials certification is just one of the elements Signable have incorporated into our cyber-security practices. Signable customers can trust that their data will be safe thanks to the security controls and technical controls we have in place. This also goes for any organisations that are bidding for government contracts that need the certification to be in place.