BSI Info-Assure has an UKAS-accredited cyber lab facility located at our secure head office in Cody Technology Park in Farnborough.

BSI Info-Assure labs are accredited to carry out assessments against key recognised assessment schemes, as well as developing and accessing against custom profiles. Specific schemes BSI Info-Assure are able to assess against include CAS, CTAS, Common Criteria and CPA.

We have experience testing IT hardware, software, services and embedded systems. We use CHECK testers, ISO 27001 lead auditors and Senior NCSC-certified professionals to perform the testing to ensure it is completed to the highest standard, and that the testers have the requisite skills and knowledge.

Security Assurance


NCSC Assured Service (Telecoms) is a certification scheme for telecommunications services. The scheme supports the pan-government Public Sector Network (PSN) programme, which requires that all telecoms services procured by public sector bodies must be accredited.

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CTAS Consultancy

A CTAS (CESG Tailored Assurance Service) evaluation is a bespoke assurance of a whole system or a single product. It provides assurance to the accreditor, SIRO, customers and stakeholders that the threats, vulnerabilities and overall risks have been assessed and treated.

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Common Criteria

Common Criteria (CC) provides assurance that a developer’s claims about the security features of their product are valid and have been independently tested against recognised criteria.

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Commercial Product Assurance provides assurance of security products developed by commercial companies. The products are assessed against the ‘Security Characteristics’ (SCs) for the product type, which includes...

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CESG Assured Service (Sanitisation) demonstrates compliance with IS5 when serving Government customers. There are nine ‘mitigations’ that must be demonstrated during an initial certification to achieve compliance.

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