Automate Cyber Essentials Evidence Collection
While the Cyber Essentials framework covers basic cyber security principles, it still requires a mountain of manual work. So we automated it.
With 85+ integrations, Drata connects to your tools to quickly and automatically collect the evidence you need for Cyber Essentials compliance—no spreadsheets or screenshots required.
Continuous Cyber Essentials Control Monitoring
Staying compliant with Cyber Essentials and mitigating virtual risks means constantly monitoring and testing controls. With Drata’s continuous monitoring and real-time reports, your team gets unparalleled visibility into your security posture.
Cyber Essentials in a Box
Use Drata’s out-of-the-box control library, templated policies, and customization to streamline and simplify the Cyber Essentials compliance process.
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What's Included With Cyber Essentials
From integrated training to system descriptor guidance, Drata provides the fastest and most thorough Cyber Essentials automation platform.
Drata’s built-in security training allows you to automate tasks like sending reminders and documenting completion.
Streamline documentation, employee acceptance, and version history with 20+ editable, auditor-approved policies.
Support and Live Chat
Drata’s support team consists of compliance experts and former auditors. Our experts are a click away.
Continuous Control Monitoring
Drata's 24/7 continuous control monitoring ensures you stay compliant and gives you full visibility into your status at all times.
Drata’s built-in self-assessments enable you to efficiently report on your security program’s effectiveness.
Manage vendors with a centralized location for storing, sending, and reviewing security questionnaires.
Real-Time Security Reports
Respond to due diligence requirements with real-time, shareable reports to communicate your security posture.
Accelerate Cyber Essentials compliance with a built-in solution for monitoring and collecting endpoint configuration evidence.
Choose from Drata's controls or create custom controls to meet your specific needs and framework requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cyber Essentials
What is Cyber Essentials?
Cyber Essentials helps companies guard against the most common cyber security threats and demonstrate their commitment to cybersecurity.
How do I know I need Cyber Essentials?
This compliance standard is available to any industry or customer who does business virtually, and is required for some contracts with the UK government.
How does Drata automate Cyber Essentials?
When you manage Cyber Essentials in Drata, our automated testing pulls in the evidence you need to fulfill the key controls and requirements for Cyber Essentials. With continuous control monitoring, rest-assured that you will have full visibility into your compliance status.
Do I need an audit?
There are two levels of compliance.
Cyber Essentials is a self assessment to ensure protection against a wide variety of common cyber attacks. The framework shows you how to address these basics and prevent the most common attacks.
Cyber Essentials Plus adds a hands-on technical audit to the requirements set by the Cyber Essentials framework.*
*Drata can help provide guidance if obtaining Cyber Essentials Plus, but cannot guarantee getting a certification.
Automate Your Journey
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