Pen partners with the police on cyber certification scheme for SMEs

Cyber crime

The Gallagher-owned MGA says SMEs who achieve the certification and then buy cyber insurance from Pen through their broker will receive a premium discount.

Pen Underwriting has partnered with the Police Digital Security Centre (PDSC) on a new national certification scheme designed to boost the cyber security resilience of small businesses in the UK.

Pen explained that it will recognise and reward firms that can demonstrate they are ‘Digitally Aware’.

Developed by the PDSC, in collaboration with BSI (British Standards Institution), the ‘Digitally Aware’ certification scheme uses an online assessment tool, which enables SMEs to test and improve how

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