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CESG Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Service

IT Governance has developed a new Cyber Security Consultancy service aligned with the requirements of CESG’s new Certified Cyber Security Consultancy (CCSC) scheme.

The new scheme replaces the former CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS).

The former scheme, CLAS, focused on individual consultants rather than consultancy firms. By introducing CCSC, the CESG aims to reduce the dependence on individual consultants, and to establish the wider credentials of consultancy companies to deliver high-quality, tailored and expert cyber security advice.

Once registered under the new CESG scheme, consultancy organisations can apply to be listed as an approved supplier to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS).

Another benefit of the new scheme is that every certified consultancy will be assured by CESG.

According to CESG’s website, Certified Cyber Security Consultancies will have demonstrated to CESG that they:

  • Have a proven track record of delivering defined cyber security consultancy services;
  • Have a level of cyber security expertise supported by professional requirements defined by CESG;
  • Manage consultancy engagements in accordance with industry good practice;
  • Meet CESG requirements for certified professional cyber services companies.

Organisations delivering CESG-approved cyber security consultancy must appoint a suitably skilled CESG Certified Professional (CCP).

CESG Cyber Security Consultancy Service categories

There are initially four Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Service categories, and approved consultancies can offer services within these categories. IT Governance offers consultancy services in each of these categories.

IT Governance Certified Cyber Security Consultancy

IT Governance provides consultancy services in all of the cyber security consultancy areas and will be an early adopter of the CESG Cyber Security Consultancy Service scheme. With a strong background in ISO 27001 and cyber security, combined with extensive expertise working with both the private and public sectors, we are well placed to deliver the guidance and support required to meet the UK Government’s requirements.

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