DCMS Information Security Audit

335 DCMS Information Security Audit

The audit has to be conducted by independent external consultants approved by CESG (Communications-Electronics Security Group). It involves a review of the Department’s IT infrastructure, policy documents and protective security.

Reference number: 335

Deadline date:12/03/2013

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Government Procurement Service

 

Description of the contract

An annual Information Security Compliance Audit is required by the department in order for it to demonstrate compliance with HMG mandatory obligations regarding its GSI (Government Secure Intranet) accreditation, and GSI Code of Connection. Without the mandatory audit, accreditation will not be given, and the Department will not be able to use GSI services. The accreditation and Code of Connection enable the department to hold and process information up to government marked ‘Restricted’. The audit has to be conducted by independent external consultants approved by CESG (Communications-Electronics Security Group). It involves a review of the Department’s IT infrastructure, policy documents and protective security. The audit is also a mandatory requirement of HMG’s Security Policy Framework, which is applicable to all departments.

 

Classification of the contract

72800000 Computer audit and testing services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

79700000 Investigation and security services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 42 Days

 

Who to contact

Contact name Connie Hunt

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address Room 2Y92, Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone 01633 811562

Extension number:

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How to apply

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