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Information assurance services framework

Information assurance services framework

The information assurance services framework (NPS-ICT-0052-16) is now available for NPS member organisations to use.

29 November 2016

The NPS information assurance services framework has commenced and is now available for the Welsh public sector to use. It has been awarded across 6 lots to the following companies:

  1. CESG CHECK accredited IT health checks:Info-Assure Ltd, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qi Consulting, encription Ltd, NTA Monitor Ltd, ProCheckUp Ltd.
  2. Certified Professional Schemes IT Health Checks (Non-CHECK):
    CYBER: Info-Assure Ltd, NTA Monitor Ltd, PricewaterhouseCoopers 
    CREST: Info-Assure Ltd 
    TIGER: Info-Assure Ltd.
  3. CESG Certified Professional Scheme Security Assurance (other than Penetration testing): Bridewell Consulting, Ascentor Ltd, Arcanum Information Security Ltd, Info-Assure Ltd, Krycorp Security Ltd, Atos IT Services.
  4. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards - Approved Scanning Vendors: Sec-1 Ltd, Info-Assure Ltd, NTA Monitor Ltd.
  5. Security Standards - Qualified Security Assessors: Info-Assure Ltd, Information Risk Management Ltd, Gemserv Limited, Security Risk Management Ltd, Sec-1 Ltd, ProCheckUp Ltd.
  6. Cyber Essential Scheme - Accredited Certification Assessors (IASME):Accelero Digital Solutions Ltd, Capital Network Solutions Ltd, Ascentor Ltd, Arcanum Information Security Ltd.

All lots are awarded on an all-Wales basis.

Guidance for customers is available on Sell2Wales.

Further framework engagement advice and information for customers, along with commcercial rates, are available on request.

The NPS ICT category team is keen to assist customers with individual or collaborative engagement under this framework. Please contact the team to discuss further.

NPS is working with the successful suppliers and Basware to develop eTrading Wales marketplace information. Further details will be uploaded to Sell2Wales in due course.

Customers can also utilise the Wales Purchasing Card - Barclaycard for this framework.

We ensure that each NPS customer organisation receives a copy of this notice of award. Please can you share this important information within your organisation.

For further information please contact: NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk.