Cyber Essentials: a
Government-backed, Industry supported Scheme
The Cyber Essentials Requirements document sets out the necessary technical controls. The Assurance Framework shows how the independent assurance process works and the different levels of assessment organisations can apply for to achieve the badges. It also contains guidance for security professionals carrying out the assessments.
From 1 October 2014, government requires all suppliers bidding for certain sensitive and personal information handling contracts to be certified against the Cyber Essentials scheme.
Cyber Essentials Documents
ISA99/IEC62443 Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security Standards
The ISA99 standards
development committee brings together industrial cyber security
experts from across the globe to develop ISA standards on
industrial automation and control systems security. This
original and ongoing ISA99 work is being utiilized by the
International Electrotechnical Commission in producing the
multi-standard IEC 62443 series.
For the latest information on ISA99 and the ongoing development of the ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards on the cyber security of industrial automation and control systems, please visit: ISA99 Wiki.
US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security Framework
Recognizing that the national
and economic security of the United States depends on the
reliable functioning of critical infrastructure, the
President issued Executive Order (EO) 13636, Improving
Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, in February
2013. The Order directed NIST to work with stakeholders to
develop a voluntary framework
for reducing cyber risks to critical infrastructure. Latest Update to Industry: 23
February 2016 is the new deadline for request for
information (RFI) responses to "Views on the Framework for
Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity."