Skip to main content

This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.


This page contains various security-related standards across government.

Government Functional Standard GovS 007: Security

This functional standard is part of a suite of functional standards designed to promote consistent and coherent working within government organisations and across organisational boundaries.

You can find the GovS 007 on GOV.UK.

Minimum Cyber Security Standard

This is a 2018 minimum set of cyber security standards that government expects departments to adhere to and exceed wherever possible.

You can find the Minimum Cyber Security Standard on GOV.UK.

Physical Security Standard

This physical security standard is aimed at Departmental Security Advisers and other individuals with responsibility for making sure UK government personnel and assets are appropriately protected and that the physical security standard is met.

You can find the Physical Security Standard here.