Practical first steps to achieving Cyber Essentials Accreditation – 16th May 2018

08:00 – 10:00
Pomme D'Or Hotel

Cyber Essentials is an accreditation scheme that helps you to demonstrate that you have taken steps to guard against the most common cyber threats and to show that you are committed to keeping your systems secure.

If you are a new supplier to the States of Jersey, you will need to be Cyber Essentials (or evidence of a higher standard) within 12 months of signing a contract or if you are an existing suppler you will need to be certified before the end of 2019.

To get Cyber Essentials certification you will need to complete a questionnaire detailing the step you have taken to address online security in your business and then submit the questionnaire to an accredited assessor.

This workshop will explain what an assessor is looking for as evidence so that you can complete the assessment process as efficiently and effectively as possible.



Andre Gorvel F.Insp.ISP

Associate Consultant, IT Security, Risk & Strategy at JE3

Andre has 25 years’ experience in IT Risk and Security and is a founding member of the UK’s Institute for Information Security.
His previous roles have included being a Chief of Information Security Officer for Commercial and Private Banks, insurers and engineering companies.
As a consultant he has provided information security advice to some of the world’s largest businesses in the legal, trust, health care and retail markets, whilst to date has helped more than 20 businesses of all sizes and types through their Cyber Essentials assessments.

Andre has extensive knowledge of industry standards such as PCi:DSS, OWASP, ISO2700x and has in depth knowledge of online and internal payment processes and controls. He assists clients with their compliance and regulatory issues and has significant multi jurisdiction project experience. Andre is a public speaker and regularly works providing guidance and data to C’level staff and business stakeholders.

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