Certifications & Partnerships

NCSC Industry 100

Industry 100 (i100) is the principal initiative from the NCSC to facilitate close collaboration with the best and most diverse minds in UK industry. i100 brings together public and private sector talent to challenge thinking, test innovative ideas and enable greater understanding of cyber security – one of the most important issues of our time.

NCSC Cyber Incident Response (CIR Level 2) Assured Service Provider

The NCSC assured Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme gives clients confidence in companies which meet the NCSC’s rigorous standards for high quality cyber incident response. Service Providers which are assured to the CIR Level 2 standard have the capability to support cyber incident response for private sector organisations, charities, local authorities, and smaller public sector organisations.

NCSC Cyber Incident Exercising (CIE) Assured Service Provider

Cyber incident exercising (CIE) allows organisations to test the effectiveness of their Incident Response Plans in a safe environment and strengthen their incident management processes. CIE Assured Service Providers have been assured by the NCSC to develop and deliver Table-Top and Live Play tailored exercising that conforms to the NCSC CIE Technical Standard.

Cyber First Member

CyberFirst is an NCSC programme of opportunities to help young people explore their passion for tech by introducing them to the fast paced world of cyber security. As an industry member, NCD support CyberFirst to deliver its wide range of activities including the Bursary programme, Ecosystem partnerships, courses and the annual Girls’ Competition.

ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is the world's best-known standard for information security management systems. Conformity with ISO 27001 means that NCD has put in place a system to manage risks related to the security of data owned or handled by the company, and that this system respects all the best practices and principles enshrined in this International Standard.

Cyber Essentials Plus Certified

Cyber Essentials is an effective, Government backed scheme that helps you to protect your organisation against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks. With Cyber Essentials Plus, NCD assure clients that our systems have effective cyber security measures in place, and have been externally verified.

Cyber Centre of Excellence Supporting Partner

The Cyber Centre of Excellence (CCOE) is an initiative aimed at all local authorities and UK public bodies to help them stay abreast of cyber threats and give them access to military-grade protection at high street prices. NCD acts as a supporting partner, keeping the CCOE up to date with threats and abreast of new innovations.