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What is the NCER?

What is Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials (CE) is a cyber security certification scheme that offers a sound foundation of basic IT security controls that all types of organisation’s can implement and potentially build upon. Implementing these controls can significantly reduce an organisations vulnerability. 

What is the NCER?

The register is the first in Ireland to recognise what organisations have successfully become certified to the Cyber Essentials scheme. The purpose of the register is to highlight what organisations are doing to protect data for both themselves and their client and stakeholders.

How to join the Register?

To become a part of the NCER your organisation must become certified to Cyber Essentials Scheme. Once certified simply fill out the registration form, include your certification number and you will be added to the register.    


The National Cyber Essentials Register is the first and only register in Ireland to highlight what SMEs are doing to protect not only their own data but the data of the clients and stakeholders. In a post GDPR world the word compliance is now commonplace and it is now key for organisations to show what measures are being put in place to protect from potential breaches....

Michael Brophy CEO


of Irish businesses reported suffering from cybercrime over the last two years


of all cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses


is how much Irish businesses have lost over the last two years to disruptive financial crimes