The IASME Governance standard was developed over several years during a government funded project to create a cyber security standard which would be an affordable and achievable alternative to the international standard, ISO 27001.
IASME Governance is risk based and includes key aspects of security such as incident response, staff training, planning and operations. The standard allows the small companies in a supply chain to demonstrate their level of cyber security for a realistic cost and indicates that they are taking good steps to properly protect their customers’ information. The IASME Governance assessment includes a Cyber Essentials assessment and GDPR requirements and is available either as a self-assessment or on-site audit.
Furthermore, companies may wish to seek the IASME Gold certification. This is an independent on-site audit of the level of information security provided by your organisation. It offers a similar level of assurance to the internationally recognised ISO 27001 standard but is simpler and often cheaper for small and medium-sized organisations to implement.
With supply chain security such a hot topic now, we believe the IASME Governance standard is a great place for businesses to start to demonstrate their own cyber security posture.
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Information Security & Assurance
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helps you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security.
IASME Cyber Assurance
an affordable and achievable alternative to the international standard, ISO 27001
is an international standard on how to manage information security. It provides a framework of standards for how businesses should manage their information and data.