Characterises existing techniques for effectiveness, studies ways to use Biometrics Systems to secure IT systems and provides information on the Biometrics Working Group (to enable the use of biometric authentication technology in Information Age Government).
Assists public sector organisations in the response to computer security incidents and provide advice to reduce the threat exposure (external link).
IA Maturity Model
The IAMM has been created to assist organisations' boards to progress towards the broad outcomes of the National IA Strategy, and particularly the mandatory and other measures set out in the Data Handling Review.
CESG develops HMG policy for protecting data and advises on its implementation.