Unlocking Cybersecurity Excellence: NCC-MITA’s Cyber Assess Grant Scheme

By Gilbert Ross

In an era dominated by digital advancements, the importance of cybersecurity has never been more critical. Recognising the need for enhanced cyber resilience, the National Commission for Communications and Information Technology (NCC-MITA) is introducing the Cyber Assess Grant Scheme (2023-2025), paving the way for a more secure digital landscape.
Here goes everything you need to know, to harness the benefits of the cyber shape up scheme for your business in Malta.

Understanding the Cyber Assess Grant Scheme

What is it?

The Cyber Assess Grant Scheme is a strategic initiative designed to empower businesses in Malta with the tools and knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of cybersecurity effectively. This scheme is a beacon for organisations seeking to fortify their defences against cyber threats.

Who is it for?

Targeted at Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Voluntary Organisations, the Cyber Assess Grant Scheme aims to make cybersecurity accessible to entities of varying sizes. Whether you’re a budding startup or a seasoned organisation, this grant scheme opens doors to bolster your cybersecurity posture.

Keen encourages its clients and companies in Malta to take advantage of this grant scheme to ramp up their cybersecurity and defences against possible threats and vulnerabilities.

Key Benefits for Participants

1. Tailored Cybersecurity Assessments:

Participating organisations gain access to comprehensive cybersecurity assessments tailored to their unique operational needs.
Identify vulnerabilities, assess risks, and receive recommendations to fortify your digital infrastructure.

2. Expert Guidance:

Benefit from the expertise of seasoned cybersecurity professionals who will guide you through the assessment process.
Acquire knowledge on best practices to enhance your organisation’s overall cyber resilience.

3. Financial Support:

The grant scheme provides financial support to cover the costs associated with cybersecurity assessments.
This makes it an affordable opportunity for your organisation looking to prioritise your cybersecurity measures.

How to Apply

Applying for the Cyber Assess Grant Scheme is a straightforward process. Visit the official NCC-MITA website to access detailed information about eligibility criteria, application procedures, and key timelines. The scheme is open for applications between January and June 2024.

Our tech team at Keen can further assist with the process of getting the required support to implement assessed risk and required changes, gearing up in the cyber security space.

Why Invest in Cybersecurity?

In a digital landscape fraught with evolving cyber threats, investing in cybersecurity is not a choice; but a necessity. The Cyber Assess Grant Scheme empowers organisations to take proactive steps towards securing their digital assets, fostering a resilient and secure business environment.

As we embrace the digital age, cybersecurity becomes the cornerstone of sustainable growth and innovation. The Cyber Assess Grant Scheme by NCC-MITA is a testament to Malta’s commitment to cultivating a secure and robust digital ecosystem. Seize this opportunity to fortify your organisation’s defenses and embark on a journey towards cybersecurity excellence.