Information Assurance

SIRM offer, to suitably qualified applicants, a free half day health check with a Consultant, qualified and competent for the required scope of the health check, with no obligation..

Free health checks are available for:

  • Data Protection Act;
  • ISO 19770 (Software asset management).
  • ISO 20000 (Service Management);
  • ISO 27001 (Information Security);
  • PCI DSS;
  • risk management.

Other requirements may be considered for a free health check, but this must be agreed by SIRM in advance.


A typical health check comprises:

  • interviews with selected staff;
  • review of relevant documentation;
  • verbal presentation of findings;
  • recommendation for action.

Where a PCI DSS health check is undertaken, the following is also included:

For Merchants:

  • determine which of the 4 ‘Merchant Levels’ applies to your business;
  • determine whether you need an onsite QSA assessment;
  • determine whether you can use the Self Assessment Process
  • if you are using self assessment, which questionnaire and which requirements apply to you?
  • assist in determining the correct level of compliance requirements.

For Service Providers:

  • determine which of the 2 ‘Service Provider Levels’ apply to your business;
  • whether or not you need an onsite QSA assessment;
  • whether you can use the Self Assessment Process;
  • identify how you can prove PCI DSS compliance to your clients and register as a compliant service provider.


The benefits for you of using this SIRM service are:

  • SIRM is committed to providing a consistently high value service to our Clients;
  • independent view of your compliance status;
  • free professionally qualified and competent Services;
  • assistance in defining remedial action;

Next Steps

  • SIRM are justifiably proud of our 100% SUCCESS RATE, of achieving first time certification through an Accredited Certification Body for our Clients;
  • SIRM has a number of other service offering, these arelisted here;
  • to understand how the SIRM suite of offerings can be used to transform your business, please contact us
  • we look forward to discussing your specific requirements, at your convenience.