Professional Memberships and Certifications

Individual consultants currently have membership of the following professional bodies and also sit on advisory & strategic panels for some of these institutions:

The Association of British Investigators (ABI)
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
The British Computer Society (BCS)
The British Standards Institution (BSI)
The CESG Listed Advisors Scheme (CLAS)
The Institute of Engineering Technology (IET)
The Institute of Information Security Professional (IISP)
The Institute Of Directors (IOD)
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²
The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals (WCSP)


Certifications

Our quality vision extends from its own, internal practices where we are currently working in compliance with a number of international best practice standards, and we hold certifications for a number of our management systems including our:

•           Quality Management System (QMS) certified against ISO9001:2008
•           Occupational Health and Safety Management System certified against OHSAS 18001:2007
•           Environmental Management System certified against ISO 14001:2004

Scope of services: Supporting the following business operations the provision of advisory services in the area of protective security to the Public Sector and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) embracing; advising, assessing, auditing and supportive services. Awarded by a UKAS approved certification body.

Security Minds have an ongoing audit and certification programme encompassing PAS99 for integrated corporate management, ISO27001:2005 addressing information security management and supported by BS25999-2:2005 for business continuity management and BS 10012:2009 data protection standard; ISO 20,001:2005 for IT service management compliance and aim to become accredited to the standards shortly.

We also intend to become an Investment in People (IIP) accredited organisation and we are supporting the UK Government train to gain initiative. We aim to enhance on our existing market offerings and bring greater value to client organisations. Security Minds aims to set new higher standards in the industry and work with clients, government and professional bodies to raise these standards in our industry.