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Hikvision UK awarded the highest accreditation from the National Cyber Security Centre
Hikvision UK is delighted to announce they have been awarded Cyber Essential Plus status – the highest accreditation in the programme.
Operated by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) the Cyber Essential scheme is an independently assessed accreditation which is supported by the British Government. The scheme is designed to carry out rigorous testing of internet enabled products connected to our infrastructure to ensure when connected to a network they are safe, secure and do not provide a risk to devices on the rest of the network.
In partnership with five independent testing houses, the Cyber Essential Plus accreditation process covers a number of different areas to ensure users of internet enabled devices are assured of the highest level of protection against potential cyber threats and attacks. These independent testing houses assess products through internal testing & vulnerability scanning and a Cyber Essential Plus accreditation is only awarded when they are fully satisfied that the tested environment does not pose a risk to the wider network.
“Cyber Security is a real hot topic in the security industry, so naturally we are delighted to have been independently awarded Cyber Essential Plus status. As the only manufacturer in our industry to have received this level of accreditation this confirms the confidence we at Hikvision have in our operations.” said Gary Harmer, Sales Director for Hikvision UK & Ireland
Hikvision UK will continue to work with the National Cyber Security Centre and other authorised bodies to continually maintain, develop and enhance the security of their products, operating environments and processes.
To find out more about Hikvision’s plans for enhanced Cyber Security visit stand D300 at IFSEC International between 19th & 21st June 2018.
An earlier version of the press release suggested that the Cyber Essentials Plus status relates to products and has caused some confusion. To clarify, Hikvision has been awarded ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ accreditation, which directly relates to the security and robustness of our own infrastructure within the UK operation. It was never our intention to mislead the reader with inference that the accreditation related in any way to our products. We sincerely apologise for the unclear statement about the award.