IASME Governance

A straightforward, cost-effective alternative to ISO 27001. IASME Governance combines the Cyber Essentials cyber controls with an assessment of your Information Assurance processes and GDPR Readiness.

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Benefits of working with Assure

Hassle free, quick and easy IASME Governance certifications

Our intimate knowledge of the IASME Governance standard allows us to apply it effectively to your organisation’s unique circumstances and take the hassle out of the certification process.

Information governance expertise

Our team of consultants possess wide-ranging expertise when advising on IASME Governance – let us make the process easier for your business.

Affordable alternative to ISO 27001

Designed with start-ups and SMEs in mind, the IASME Governance certification is a thorough security assessment that also provides GDPR assurances.

Quick and painless process

There’s no need for IASME Governance to be a pain – we can simplify everything.

It is easy to get started. Simply select the IASME Governance package that best suits your needs

Unlimited certification support and year-round cyber advice are included as standard.

IASME Governance

Supported Package


Per Month

Ideal if you require same day, hassle-free certification with the support of our experts.

  • Remote, specialist support throughout the certification process
  • We’ll help you to pass with pre-submission review and feedback
  • Same day assessments for submissions made before 3pm
  • Includes 12 months of pragmatic, non-judgemental cyber advice
  • IASME Governance certification

Turnkey Solution


Per Month

Want us to handle everything? Let us manage the process and help you pass.

  • We produce policy documentation & align with your existing systems
  • We audit your current processes and controls before helping you to implement any required changes
  • We will complete the questionnaire ready for your approval
  • Includes 12 months of pragmatic, non-judgemental cyber advice
  • IASME Governance certification

Iasme Governance & Cyber Essentials Plus

Self Assessment & Audit



Per Month



Per Year

Awarded when your IT security measures are audited once you have achieved IASME Governance certification.

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  • We will work in partnership with you to achieve fast and pain-free certification
  • Understand your IT vulnerabilities and receive expert advice on how to effectively protect your business
  • No hidden costs, including no charges for re-tests
  • Audits can be carried out 100% remotely, or on-site should you require
  • Includes 12 months of pragmatic, non-judgemental cyber advice
  • Purchase IASME Governance and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications together and receive a £300 discount.

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Key benefits

More affordable and flexible than ISO 27001

Specifically designed with SMEs and agile organisations in mind.

UK government recognition

IASME Governance was developed in conjunction with the UK government.

Win new business

A growing number of tenders will recognise IASME Governance as an alternative to ISO 27001.

Reassure your stakeholders

Demonstrate that you’re taking the right steps to protect your customers’ information.

Includes Cyber Essentials at no extra cost

One of the most cost-effective and comprehensive ways to achieve your Cyber Essentials certification.

GDPR readiness

IASME Governance is the only certification that demonstrates you’ve taken key steps towards GDPR compliance.

Our IASME Governance Supported package is ideal for organisations that would benefit from expert advice and support throughout their journey to certification.

When you purchase our IASME Governance Supported package, a dedicated and experienced Assure Technical cyber consultant will provide you with remote support throughout the process.

They’ll provide pragmatic, jargon-free advice and carry out a pre-submission review of your questionnaire responses before they are formally assessed. They will also guide you through any necessary changes at this stage to help you get certified in no time.
We appreciate you may require certification in a hurry, so we endeavour to carry out your assessment on the same working day, if submitted before 3 p.m.

When you have met the IASME Governance criteria, your certificates, report and badges (for use on website and other communications), will be issued straight away. You will also receive your complimentary £25,000 Cyber Liability insurance cover documentation (terms apply).

It’s easy to get started. Purchase your IASME Governance Supported package online today.

  • Enjoy support throughout the process
  • Quick and easy
  • Includes 12 months of pragmatic, non-judgemental cyber advice

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Struggling to find the time to complete your certification? Lack the internal resources to carry out an assessment?

Let us handle the whole process with our IASME Governance Turnkey solution! We’ll manage the certification process on your behalf, minimising your internal workload and helping you to pass the first time.

Initially, we assess your current information governance practices and create the necessary process documentation and integration into existing systems.

We will then guide you through any improvements that need to be made to your information assurance and cyber security controls.
While client involvement is crucial to success, will conduct a thorough and timely assessment of your organisation, causing minimal disruption to your operations.

Once you have the necessary measures in place, we’ll complete the IASME Governance certification questionnaire on your behalf, ready for your internal sign off.

As soon as you have obtained your IASME Governance and Cyber Essentials certifications, we will send you your certificates, report and badges (for use on your website and other communications). You will also receive documentation regarding your complimentary £25,000 Cyber Liability insurance cover (terms apply).

We appreciate that you may require certification urgently. If this is the case, please advise us as soon as you’ve purchased your IASME package, and we’ll be sure to offer you the support you require to help meet your deadline.

  • Fully managed solution
  • Minimal fuss for your business
  • Dedicated support for 12 months


Cyber Essentials Plus is awarded when your cyber controls are externally audited.

It is based on the responses provided within the Cyber Essentials section of the IASME Governance self assessment, and provides the added reassurance that one of our specialist assessors have given you the stamp of approval!

Certification must be achieved within 3 months of obtaining IASME Governance as the audit process is based on the responses provided within the cyber control section of your self assessment.
Should you choose to purchase both certifications from us at the same time, you will receive a £300 discount!

Our team of experienced and friendly assessors will provide non-judgemental, pragmatic and jargon-free guidance at every stage of the audit process.

  • Reassure your stakeholders that your cyber security controls haves been externally audited
  • Our flexible process means that our audits can be carried out remotely, or on-site (additional costs apply)
  • Rely on our extensive technical security expertise
  • We work in partnership with you to achieve fast and pain-free certification
  • Understand your IT vulnerabilities and receive expert advice on how to effectively protect your business
  • Our flexible process means that audits can be carried out remotely, or on-site (additional costs apply)
  • No hidden costs, including no charge for re-tests
    Includes cyber advice for 12 months

What’s more, you can get our Cyber Essentials Supported package for just £300 when Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus are purchased as a bundle!

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Iasme Audited

IASME Audited is awarded when your processes and procedures are audited against the IASME Governance standard and have been independently verified.

It provides your stakeholders with the peace of mind that their information is in safe hands.

Your dedicated cyber consultant will provide pragmatic, non-judgemental and jargon-free guidance throughout your journey to certification.

  • Identify vulnerabilities in your current information assurance set up
  • Access government supply chains and tender portals
  • Minimal fuss for your business
  • Ensure GDPR compliance

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We received exceptional service from Pete and his team at Assure Technical. They explained the process, guided us throughout and we achieved Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus and IASME Governance certification with flying colours. Thanks a lot, Assure Technical! We look forward to working with you again.

Peter Simenov

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