Providing robust, effective, and scalable security solutions

To support improved customer experience, changes in society and increased remote working, organisations are layering more systems into their IT networks than ever before. But not only is this leading to an increase in cyber risk and the potential of new vulnerabilities, cyber threats are now increasingly sophisticated with advanced tools - such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation – used for attacks.

As a trusted cyber security partner advising, assessing and protecting organisations across a range of industries, we know there’s a common thread across every attack and breach: people. Not just the end user who accidentally falls for a phishing email, but also the teams tasked with protecting them and inadvertently misconfiguring a system, which is why we look closer to identify, advise and remediate security gaps.

Our scalable cyber security solutions keep your technology and data resilient and compliant, enabling you to focus on the day job. From vulnerability management, penetration testing and maturity assessment, to audit, assurance and information security management, our experts give you peace of mind that you’ve embedded robust security practices into your cyber infrastructure. 

Key statistics

In numbers: Capita and cyber security

1 million

➥ spam emails blocked every month from entering school systems

1.1 trillion+

➥ log events analysed every year in the Capita security centres


➥ of the UK now works from home, putting greater reliance on cloud, remote services and of course security


Managing the human impact on your cyber defences

The cyber world is complex and threat is continually evolving, but recognising we’re all human is the most effective form of protection.

Watch our video for an overview of the impact of human vulnerabilities on cyber security. →

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Assessments and testing services

Vulnerability management
Penetration testing
Maturity assessment
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Information security management services

Virtual infosec management
Infosec management system
Information risk management
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Managed security services

Security operations centre & Security information event management

Our managed security services capability provides industry-leading cyber security design, implementation, monitoring, management, threat intelligence and incident response expertise. Our dedicated security operations centres provide comprehensive cyber expertise to protect organisations, staff, customers and citizens.

Security operations centre & Security information event management
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Compliance and accreditation

Audit and assurance review

Audit and assurance review

Achieving accreditation can reduce cyber risk whilst providing confidence to existing and new customers. We provide a clear picture of how you measure up against a chosen accreditation frameworks or global standard, then help you understand how to become compliant.

Contractual security due diligence

Contractual security due diligence

Many businesses, irrespective of size, rely on third parties to deliver support services but it can pose a challenge in managing information security risk. We make your third-party network has a resilient cyber approach, including appropriate security controls.

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Data protection

Data protection impact assessment

A Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) is a requirement under Article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for data controllers when processing activity is likely to result in a ‘high-risk’ to individuals. Our experts support your business through the DPIA process, advising on GDPR and making sure your business aligns with the regulations.

Data protection
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Cyber security and procurement frameworks

cyber security - employee looking at computer - 800*600


Our cyber security services are available through several procurement frameworks which provide a compliant and accelerated route to market. To find out more, have a look at our framework guide.

About us

Why choose Capita

Our approach to protection is built on three interlocking premises. Firstly, an understanding that all humans are vulnerable to being duped or making an error. The second is our deep expertise - and first-hand experience - of understanding business processes across multiple industries and sectors. Third, we provide security operation centres to clients across the UK and have a close relationship with all leading security vendors.

Discover more about why we’re a trusted cyber security partner (toggle the + sign to see more):

    People are your greatest asset and your greatest source of risk, which is why we focus on people as much as processes and technology, equipping your teams to protect themselves from phishing, fake websites and malware attacks.

    We apply our experience in managing thousands of business processes for private and public sector organisations to identify risks that could slip through the gaps, helping you plan for the unexpected and spot any vulnerabilities.

    Our teams operate at the highest levels of security clearance, providing guidance on simple baselines like National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Essentials, more demanding frameworks such as NIST and ISO27001 and specialist areas such as GDPR or PCI-DSS.

    Our experts identify, evaluate, remediate, and report on security vulnerabilities in systems and software, supporting clients with a wide range of software testing, penetration testing, compliance, governance and threat analysis services to vastly reduce the chances of a  breach.

    We protect organisations in the public and private sectors from cyber-attacks, including financial firms, government departments, utilities, healthcare and education. We’ve a strong track record not only in client deliverables, but also in maintaining our own FTSE250 cyber infrastructure.

    Further resources

    Cyber security: pop-up insights

    We're all human when it comes to cyber security. Take a look at our infographic to learn more.

    Report: public sector cyber security

    With the Public Sector Executive, we discuss public sector cyber security and steps to take to build resilience.

    Cyber security services: ebook

    Take a more in-depth look at our cyber security services and how we take a human-focused approach to protection.

    The cost of a data breach report

    This benchmarking tool looks at the factors that either mitigate or exacerbate the cost of data breach.

    Cyber security: five Capita facts

    Here are five things you might not know about our cyber security expertise and three reasons to talk to us today.



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