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Foresight IT Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

We are delighted to announce that Foresight IT Services has officially become one of the first IT Managed Services Providers (MSP) in Oldham to earn the prestigious Cyber Essentials Plus Certification. This achievement underscores our ongoing commitment to cybersecurity excellence and protecting client data.

What is Cyber Essentials Plus?


Cyber Essentials Plus is an exacting certification process that is part of the UK government's Cyber Essentials scheme. It aims to assist organisations in implementing fundamental levels of protection against cyber threats. Achieving this certification involved a detailed audit by an external auditor, assessing our cybersecurity measures against stringent criteria, including our firewalls, secure configuration, user access control, malware protection, and patch management systems.


How Foresight Reached This Milestone


The journey to Cyber Essentials Plus Certification involved months of dedicated work, enhancing our IT infrastructure and internal processes to meet the rigorous standards required. Our committed team worked tirelessly to ensure that every aspect of our cybersecurity measures was robust and capable of countering sophisticated cyber threats.


What This Means for Our Company


For Foresight, this certification is more than just a badge of honour; it signifies our dedication to security excellence. With cyber threats continuously evolving in complexity, maintaining cutting-edge cybersecurity practices is imperative. This certification reassures us that our practices are exemplary and provides a foundation for ongoing improvement.


Benefits for Our Clients


Our clients can have complete confidence in our certified services, knowing their sensitive data is handled and protected to some of the highest standards in the industry. Here’s what our clients can expect with our newly certified services:


1. Enhanced Security Measures: Our clients benefit from improved layers of security that protect against a wide array of cyber threats.

2. Increased Credibility: Working with a certified provider demonstrates our clients' commitment to cybersecurity to their stakeholders and customers.

3. Peace of Mind: Our clients' knowledge that their IT services are managed by a certified provider offers them greater confidence and peace of mind.

4. Compliance Support: Our certification helps businesses meet specific regulatory requirements.


Supporting Local Organisations in Oldham


With this certification, Foresight IT is now front and centre in supporting local organisations in Oldham with their cybersecurity needs. Whether enhancing existing security measures or building a new strategy from the ground up, we are perfectly positioned to provide the necessary support and expertise to protect local businesses against cyber threats.


Looking Forward


This certification marks a step in our ongoing journey towards achieving higher standards of cybersecurity. We remain committed to continuous improvement and adapting our strategies to address the latest threats and compliance demands. Our aim is to ensure that our clients’ IT infrastructures are not only efficient but secure from all angles.


We extend our deepest thanks to our team for their hard work and dedication, and to our clients for their trust and partnership. Together, we are creating a safer digital environment.




For more information about how our Cyber Essentials Plus Certification can benefit your business, please contact us at or visit our website at Let’s make your IT infrastructure secure and efficient, together.

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