Sophos Incident Response achieves NCSC Certified Incident Response (CIR) Level 2 status


I am delighted to announce that the Sophos Incident Response service has been awarded U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Incident Response (CIR) Level 2 status by CREST. This assurance confirms that amid the sophisticated cybersecurity threat landscape, Sophos has the experience and capabilities to deal with incidents caused by financially motivated criminals, such as business email compromise (BEC) attacks and ransomware.

Part of the U.K.’s intelligence and cyber agency, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the NCSC provides support to the public and private sector to tackle and minimize the impact of security threats. CIR Level 2 accredited organizations must have the capability to support cyber incident response for most private sector organizations, including smaller public sector organizations, charities, local authorities, and organizations that predominantly operate in the UK.

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