The IASME (Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises) Governance Standard was developed for smaller businesses as an appropriate and cost-effective alternative to the international standard ISO/IEC 27001. IASME goes further than Cyber Essentials testing for basic information security governance and an assessment against GDPR requirements.
IASME is risk-based and provides a highly credible security management standard. If you supply to Government Cyber Essentials is a mandatory requirement but IASME (which includes CE) allows your company to demonstrate a more rigorous approach.
Successful assessments are issued with an IASME certificate alongside the relevant CE certificate and Cyber Security Insurance of up to £25,000 of cover.
As well as audit and certification, Tycom offer an advisory service where an accredited assessor visits you to produce a risk assessment, a capability gap analysis and an implementation plan. You would then carry out the implementation activities before the Assessor returns to complete the formal assessment, which if successful will lead to certification.