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As a Flemish SME, your cybersecurity is supported by Flanders' Innovation & Enterpreneurship Agency (VLAIO)

In today's digital landscape, cybersecurity stands as a crucial shield against the rising tide of online threats. These threats pose increasing danger and can result in substantial costs. Recognizing this, your stakeholders understand the necessity of robust cybersecurity measures. If you're seeking to fortify your IT systems and provide your stakeholders with peace of mind, look no further and ask our cybersecurity experts at Proximus to help determine your risk priorities and the most adequate solutions to protect your company network and data.
 
Proximus NXT SpearIT has been designated by VLAIO as an official cybersecurity service provider, entrusted to aid in enhancing cybersecurity measures. VLAIO is the Flemish government's point of contact for all entrepreneurs in the Flanders region.

As a Flemish SME customer, you can enroll in a cybersecurity improvement trajectory project that is entitled to a 50% subsidy support, ensuring cost-effective access to our services.
 
We're geared up to elevate your SME's security standards to protect your data, not only securing it but also making it efficient. Together, we pledge to safeguard your systems and data in an ever-evolving digital reality where new online risks regularly appear and new cost-efficient solutions are available.

How do SMEs deal with cybersecurity risks?

Today, cyber security is primarily a balance exercise in risk assessment and IT network security management. As a company, you must determine which IT risks are minimal that you are willing to accept and keep, and what it may cost your company to maintain that low level of risk. 

However accelerated digitalization and the increasing transfer towards online accesses and data clouds increases cyber risks since more assets are accessible online via the proper credentials and security tools.

Additionally, hackers also have access to new technologies, that can expose your business to more cyber threats than before and can lockdown your assets in a blackmail scheme. Having the most stringent network security will protect your data as well as your company from outside threats.

The annual cyber security market research of Proximus NXT and its affiliates like SpearIT in the Benelux identified several dangerous trends and worrying conclusions:

  • More than 1 in 5 sees their cybersecurity budget increasing by more than 20%

  • Nearly half of cybersecurity incidents have a significant financial impact

  • A third of cybersecurity incidents result in major employee inactivity

  • Social engineering, ransomware and accidental incidents are still the most common but not the only ones

  • 1 in 3 companies will experience at least one cybersecurity incident in 2022 and onwards
     

Proximus NXT SpearIT protects you from cyberthreats

Within VLAIO's cybersecurity improvement initiatives, Proximus NXT SpearIT offers three core packages (START/MEDIUM/PLUS) for SMEs, along with two extension packages for extra challenges or improvement projects.

START

START pack consists of a two-part analysis and roadmap:

  1. A cyber-maturity assessment based on CIS (IG2) or CCB (cyber fundamentals framework basic levels).
  2. ​A technical security assessment of your Microsoft Entra (Active Directory) environment
  3. A roadmap is drawn up based on the two above assessments. This roadmap outlines the recommended cybersecurity improvement areas.

MEDIUM

MEDIUM pack includes:

  1. START pack
  2. MEDIUM improvement process (for 1 security domain)
  3. A comparison of the original goals with actual progress, highlights of the results achieved and a detailed outline of necessary adjustments.

Security domains (choose 1):
•     Cyber booster (highly recommended)
•     Digital identity
•     Workplace (based on Microsoft 365 platform)
•     Cloud security (based on Microsoft Azure)
•     Information security awareness
•     Sensitive data (based on Microsoft Purview)
•     Security incident response

PLUS

PLUS pack includes:

  1. START pack
  2. PLUS improvement process (for 1 or 2 security domains)
  3. Higher intensity of the improvement process and more extensive feedback to the original roadmap because of the broader scope and/or depth agreed upon.

Security domains (choose 1 or 2):
•     Cyber booster (highly recommended)
•     Digital identity
•     Workplace (based on Microsoft 365 platform)
•     Cloud security (based on Microsoft Azure)
•     Information security awareness
•     Sensitive data (based on Microsoft Purview)
•     Security incident response

EXPANSION PACKS:

Expansion pack 1:
This is an extension of the basic packages (MEDIUM or PLUS). Within this expansion package, an extra capacity of 14 man-days is provided. With this extra capacity, the customer can choose 2 (already chosen or new) security domains.

Expansion pack 2:
This is an extension of the basic packages (MEDIUM or PLUS). Within this expansion package, capacity of 10 man-days is provided. With this extra capacity, the customer can choose 1 ( already chosen or new) security domain and expand the scope of the cyber-maturity assessment (extending to CIS IG3 or Cyber-Fundamentals important level).

 STANDARD PRICING:

  • START PACK: €10 800 (excl. VAT) ➔ to be paid by the SME: €5 400 (excl. VAT) 
  • MEDIUM PACK: €20 400 (excl. VAT) ➔ to be paid by the SME: €10 200 (excl. VAT) 
  • PLUS PACK: €30 000 (excl. VAT) ➔ to be paid by the SME: €15 000 (excl. VAT) 
  • EXPANSION PACK 1: €16 800 (excl. VAT) ➔ to be paid by the SME: €8 400 (excl. VAT) 
  • EXPANSION PACK 2: €12 000 (excl. VAT) ➔ to be paid by the SME: €6 000 (excl. VAT)

Benefits for cybersecurity improvements with us

Cost efficient
(with VLAIO support)

Compared to other consultants, we provide a cost efficient and tailor-made consultancy services.

The prices shown below are total project prices. Through the VLAIO process, your company will only have to pay 50% when the VLAIO subsidy is deducted. The remaining 50% is subsidized by VLAIO.

Expert team from Proximus

Our team consists of highly skilled and experienced consultants in all the fields needed to get in control of your data. 

They are ready to assist and support you through your whole journey of improving your cybersecurity maturity. 

More Adaptable

We adjust to your needs, to your business size, structure and capabilities. We work out services that are complementing your organisation where needed. You get access to cybersecurity experts and IT specialists for which it would be overkill to hire them fulltime.

We also have technology partners who are leaders in their field with the best cost efficient solutions available.

Proximus NXT SpearIT, partner of VLAIO

VLAIO (Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen) which means ‘Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship’, is the Flemish government's point of contact for all entrepreneurs in Flanders.

Proximus NXT SpearIT has been designated by VLAIO as an official cybersecurity service provider, entrusted to aid in enhancing cybersecurity measures. As an SME in the Flanders region, you can enroll in a cybersecurity improvement trajectory project that is entitled to a VLAIO maximum 50% subsidy support, ensuring cost-effective access to our security services.

More information

If you would like more information about one of our security packs and the programme conditions, contact us via this Proximus NXT SpearIT form.

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