CSA CYBER ESSENTIALS AND CYBER TRUST MARKS CERTIFICATION
Since the Singapore Smart Nation Initiatives to date, there has currently been a significant impact from COVID-19 that has resulted in the market responding with required measures to deal with physical limitations of social interactions. The accelerating pace of Digital Transformation disrupts all businesses, small or large, and corporations, organizations, and even governments are constantly adapting more advanced IT solutions to remain relevant.
As more entities become more dependent on their IT systems to manage their day-to-day activities, real threats of cyber-attacks are becoming a primary valid concern. The converse is also true with more business opportunities than ever before, as more individuals and organizations are realizing that data is key to access to the digital economy.
The Singapore Government with key industry players has come together to set the standards for Cybersecurity for all enterprises and organizations in Singapore. The idea is to create awareness and create a benchmark to safeguard everyone’s interests and data by making well-informed choices, to align their goals and achieve business realization from Digital Adoption. To ensure this, businesses must prioritize enacting digital protection through best cybersecurity practices.
BUREAU VERITAS – YOUR TRUSTED PARTNER TO SAFEGUARD YOUR CYBERSECURITY
Bureau Veritas Singapore is fully behind this notion as a part of the Global Standards Certification Group under tripartism with Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) as well as other industry members and public professionals; to advice, audit and recognize enterprises that are committed to good cybersecurity practices through the attainment in CSA SG Cyber Safe - Cyber Essentials Mark and Cyber Trust Mark. Our local team is ready to assist all interested parties perusing these Digital Standards.
Bureau Veritas Singapore is proud to be appointed as one of the Certification Bodies by Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) in launching Cyber Essentials and Cyber Trust Mark certification.
Cyber Essentials Mark
Cyber Essentials Mark is a Cybersecurity certification for organizations that are embarking on their cybersecurity journey. It serves to recognize that your organization has put in place good cyber hygiene practices to protect your operations and your customers against common cyber-attacks.
Once the Cyber Essentials mark certification has been issued to an organization, the certification shall remain valid for a period of two (2) years.
profile of enterprise maximum certification fee to be charged early bird incentive* to be deducted from the certification fees charged by certification bodies Maximum Level of Support from CSA (First Successful Application) Certification fee charged to industry (factoring in csa's support) Enterprises with: <10 Employees S$400 S$100 S$300 10 - 99 Employees S$600 S$200 S$400 100 - 200 Employees S$700 S$250 S$450
* The following considerations apply to the early bird incentive:
• Applicable only from 29 Mar 2022 to 31 Mar 2023
• Applicable only for the first successful certification per enterprise
• Only Singapore-registered businesses and Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) incorporated in Singapore are eligible
• For the early bird incentive, enterprises shall submit their completed application forms to their selected certification bodies
How to apply?
Jack KOH - firstname.lastname@example.org ; Rita Yu - email@example.com
- Yes, recommend 2 years certification
- No, close findings
Recertification after 2 years
Cyber Trust Mark
Cyber Trust Mark is a Cybersecurity certification for organizations with more extensive digitalized business operations. It serves as a mark of distinction for your organization to prove that you have put in place good cybersecurity practices and measures that are commensurate with your cybersecurity risk profile.
Once the Cyber Trust mark certification has been issued to an organization, the certification shall remain valid for a period of three (3) years. The organization shall undergo surveillance audit assessments against its Cyber Trust mark certification tier annually.
HOW TO APPLY? DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
Jack Koh - firstname.lastname@example.org ; Rita Yu - email@example.com
• Submit for grant application (only for eligible organisations), refer toQuick Guide on Enterprise Development Grant Application
Self-Assessment - Assessment of risk - Assessment of cybersecurity preparedness
Stage 1 & Stage 2 Audit
- Yes, recommend 3 years certification
- No, close findings
Annual Surveillance audit to be conducted on 2nd and 3rd year
Recertification after 3 years
The estimated price range for the 1st year audit fees for this certification will be from $1,200 - $8,000.
The actual audit duration and costs will be affected by the below factors:
- Company size
- Single or multi-locations
- Complexity of scope
- *Minor deduction of audit duration and cost will be applied to organizations certified with other Information Security Certifications.
PRofile of enterprise estimated range of fees charged for 1st year certification
Enterprises with: <100 Employees
= $1,200 - $4,000 100 - 200 Employees = $2,000 - $6,000 > 200 Employees = $4,000 - $8,000