British mobile operator
The telco says that following an audit its systems were found to meet the new standard which was developed by the British government earlier in 2014.
Alongside new cyber security guidelines outlining basic controls establishments can adopt to safeguard against hacking attacks and other cyber security breaches, the cyber essentials scheme was introduced in June.
The guidelines suggest businesses take several measures to boost the security of their systems and data, including using firewalls, guaranteeing the secure configuration of devices and networks, laying down limitations on access to systems and data, dealing with the threat of malicious software and managing software and security updates properly.
Head of technology security at Vodafone
Culture minister, Ed Vaizey, added : "Protecting personal data depends on good cyber security, and the threats and challenges are getting ever more sophisticated. Organisations need to take cyber security seriously, so it s reassuring that Vodafone
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