Nowadays, most bureaucratic procedures are carried out online. Public Administrations must guarantee the same security of citizens’ data on the internet as is in the office.
Law 11/2007, of June 22, 2007, on citizens' electronic access to Public Services, established the National Security Scheme (Esquema Nacional de Seguridad, or ENS) which, approved by Royal Decree 3/2010, of January 8, aims to ensure adequate protection of citizens' information.
In 2015, the modification of the National Security Scheme was published through Royal Decree 951/2015, of October 23. This was in response to the evolution of the regulatory environment, especially the European Union, information technologies and the experience of the implementation of the Scheme.
OBJECTIVES OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY SCHEME
The National Security Scheme certification aims to:
Companies and organizations that obtain the National Security Scheme certification will:
WHO MUST BE CERTIFIED IN THE NATIONAL SECURITY SCHEME?
The National Security Scheme Certification affects all the information systems of the electronic administration of:
WHY APPLUS+ CERTIFICATION?
Applus is accredited by ENAC (National Accreditation Entity) according to the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17065:2012 standard, for certification and compliance with the ENS, complying with strict principles of impartiality, independence, integrity, confidentiality, objectivity and technical competence. This certification implies the possibility of auditing and certifying the security systems of companies with reference to the standards of the National Security Scheme (ENS).