Auriga Builds Out Presence On G Cloud 7
11/27/2015

Specialist Cloud Service provider adds ISO 27001 compliant cloud offering to existing portfolio

Online PR News – 27-November-2015 – London, UK – – Auriga Consulting Ltd (Auriga), the expert Cyber Security, data and ICT consultancy, today announced it has successfully been awarded supplier status on G Cloud 7, the latest iteration of the public sector cloud framework. Auriga has taken the opportunity to enhance its existing portfolio with the addition of a new ISO 27001 compliance service. ISO 27001 Assessment and Implementation applies the internationally recognised information security standard to cloud services, effectively enabling the user to identify, assess, and manage risk in a cloud environment. Auriga has been listed as a supplier on six successive generations of the G-Cloud procurement platform and now has a portfolio of 19 Specialist Cloud Services.

ISO 27001 Assessment and Implementation provides a standardised process for risk assessment and the management of information security in the Cloud. It is offered alongside but distinct from Auriga’s other Specialist Cloud Services and uses an Information Security Management System (ISMS) to introduce processes, policies and procedures that protect company IT and data assets when utilising or migrating to cloud services. Features include:

• A framework for the management of Information Security
• A framework for identifying and reducing risk related to cloud based services
• Overarching policies/controls to manage risk
• Procedures to detect and mitigate security breaches
• Senior management buy-in with regard to Information Security, with continual improvements aligned to emerging threats
• Delivered by qualified ISO 27001 auditors and implementers

G Cloud 7 is the latest iteration of the government’s cloud procurement framework, first launched in February 2012, and went live on 23 November 2015. G Cloud 7 aims to allow central and local government to access a wide range of IT services quickly and competitively via the Digital Marketplace. It sub divides services into the following categories: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and Specialist Cloud Services.

“Auriga is a multi-generation supplier to the G-Cloud platform and we’re delighted to be accepted on to G Cloud 7 once again as a Specialist Cloud Services provider. We’ve been steadily building out our portfolio since G-Cloud 6 and the addition of the ISO 27001 Assessment and Implementation service is a highly important one. It provides the organisation with the ability to understand and translate risk in a meaningful and pragmatic way, ensuring risk is addressed from the top down, and regularly reappraised. Our team of qualified ISO 27001 auditors and implementers ensure that the organisation migrates and uses information in the Cloud in the most productive and compliant way, essentially adding a level of independent assurance to any cloud environment,” said James Henry, UK Southern Region Manager, Auriga.

More information concerning these services can be found on the Digital Marketplace at: https://www.digitalmarketplace.service.gov.uk/g-cloud/search?q=auriga+consulting

About Auriga
Auriga Consulting Ltd (Auriga) is an expert consultancy specialising in Cyber Security, Information Assurance, Corporate Governance, Business Process Modelling, Data Management and ICT. We advocate data as the most valuable part of your business and combine superior security and assurance knowledge with a wealth of business management consultancy and efficiency skills. Using a unique set of methodologies we embed security by overlaying it onto business process and analysing data.

Auriga is one of the most dynamic and versatile solutions providers in the marketplace today. We have worked on some of the most demanding projects in the UK for customers from the public and private sectors, advising upon security architecture and business processes, and leading the BSi’s largest audited UK organisation successfully through ISO 27001. To find out more, please go to www.aurigaconsulting.com or follow us on Twitter @AurigaConsult.