CLAS, the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme, provides a pool of private sector consultants approved by CESG to provide Information Assurance (IA) advice to government departments and other organisations who provide vital services to the United Kingdom.
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 £950 + 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.
Latest information on CLAS membership applications for the coming year.
Published on Friday 03 May 2013
The on-line application process for CLAS is now OPEN.
Published on Thursday 07 Mar 2013
Update from the CLAS scheme manager
Published on Tuesday 11 Sep 2012
A new version of CLAS opened on 20 February 2012.
Published on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012