CLAS, the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme, provides a pool of private sector consultants approved by CESG to give Information Assurance (IA) advice to the public sector.
This scheme is aimed at private sector IA specialists who wish to provide IA consultancy to the public sector.
The annual membership fee for joining CLAS is £983 + VAT.
Pre-requisites for Membership
To join CLAS, applicants must:
- have IA certification in any role, at any responsibility level
- be able to hold and retain a Security Clearance
- have sponsorship of a UK Limited Company
- have some experience of information risk management in the public sector
Delivery timescales and lead time
The time to grant membership from receipt of a completed application form including IA Certification to issue of an invoice for payment of membership fees will take from two weeks to three months, largely depending upon the time required for security vetting and the return of relevant documentation.
Membership details will normally be published on CESG websites within one week of payment.