eCom Scotland


eNetAssess is an assessment system for creating and managing bespoke tests in a secure environment. It provides practice (formative) or exam (summative) testing. The system has test creation, question authoring, centre management, scheduling, authentication, invigilation and verification, through to final reporting, analysis and certification.


  • Mobile enabled delivery for mock and infield (observational) assessments
  • Secure USB option for assessment in weak internet connectivity locations
  • Secure kiosk mode with internet monitoring and auto reconnection
  • Automatic marking, eMarking and eVerification
  • Assignment options for evidence gathering portfolio
  • Extensive question-type range: MCQ, essay, case study, rubric, bespoke
  • Question randomisation per candidate and per assessment
  • Comprehensive report suite for learner, examiner and test centre
  • Customisation with organisation branding and styling
  • Certification via link to printing service or Credentialling to OpenBadges


  • Reduced management time and costs compared to paper assessment
  • Better accessibility and real-time feedback for assessment stakeholders
  • Reduced test creation, design and item development costs
  • Eliminate paper print and postage/ courier costs
  • Reduce quality assurance and site audit fees
  • Reduce marking times compared to paper assessment
  • Provide immediate feedback with insight to learners
  • Responsive design allows learners to bring their own device (BYOD)
  • Create tests on-screen, output to paper
  • Deliver tests on-screen off-line for places with weak internet connectivity


£2.50 to £6.50 per person per hour

Service documents

G-Cloud 11


eCom Scotland

Emma Dickson

01383 630032

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension No
Cloud deployment model Private cloud
Service constraints SSL, Licensing and browser limitations.
System requirements
  • A stable internet connection of 2Mbps minimum
  • A browser that supports HTML5

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times We aim to respond within 24hrs however some responses may take up to 72hrs
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Onsite support Onsite support
Support levels Support for Admins with training for trainers, also configuration and setup requirements.
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started Admin users receive mandatory training, access to webinars, helpdesk support. Support and guidance is offered to system administrators for system implementation – face to face training, webinars and video content. Welcome emails to users contain customisable text and instructions. Manuals are provided for each user group setup.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats PDF
End-of-contract data extraction A request to eCom helpdesk, will estimate the export requirement dependent on the level of customisation. All data will be provided in CSV and /or XML format.
End-of-contract process A client data request is initiated to provide data extraction. All data is backed up and an archive is created. The accounts are closed and service is terminated with all data removed from the private cloud provider.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service Content here
What users can and can't do using the API Integration of users data, Single Sign On.
API documentation Yes
API documentation formats PDF
API sandbox or test environment Yes
Customisation available Yes
Description of customisation ECom operates a change request process for customisation. Areas for user customisation can include branding their logo, colour scheme log-in page, welcome text and registration email text. Only superusers/ adminstrators have user rights to enable customisation.


Independence of resources Private cloud provision is load balanced and application optimised.


Service usage metrics Yes
Metrics types Metrics types
There is usage information provided within the application.
Reporting types: Real-time dashboards, Reports on request.
Reporting types
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Reports on request


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance None

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency At least once a year
Penetration testing approach Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest Physical access control, complying with another standard
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
Equipment disposal approach In-house destruction process

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Export tools are provided for user data and reports, a full database export can be provided on request.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats XML
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data import formats XML

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks TLS (version 1.2 or above)
Data protection within supplier network TLS (version 1.2 or above)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability 99.9% as per and reasonable maintenance.
Approach to resilience Information available on request.
Outage reporting Information received via SMS message and follow up phone call along with access to a client dashboard. 24/7 support with UKFAST engineers. Account manager availability.

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels User roles to restrict management interface.
Access restriction testing frequency At least every 6 months
Management access authentication Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long user audit data is stored for At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification No
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications Yes
Any other security certifications Cyber Essentials

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security No
Security governance certified Yes
Security governance standards Other
Other security governance standards Cyber Essentials.
Information security policies and processes Adhere to principles of ISO27001.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach ECom's formal change management process; • Appointing a change manager responsible for the proposed changes. • Assuring all proposed changes are evaluated for their benefits and risks, and that all impacts are considered. • Prioritizing changes so that limited resources are allocated to those changes that produce the greatest benefit based on the business need. • Requiring all changes are thoroughly tested and that each deployment includes a back-out plan to restore the state of the environment in the event that the deployment fails. • Ensuring the configuration management system is updated to reflect the effect of any changes.
Vulnerability management type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach All applications updated via Sucunia PSI and operating systems patched via WSUS within 14 days and after testing. Regular vulnerability scans performed by penetration tester. Anti virus and anti ransomware installed on all machines
Protective monitoring type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach Syslog Monitoring performed by PRTG server.
Incident management type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach • Incident identification • Incident logging • Incident categorization • Incident prioritization • Initial diagnosis • Escalation, as necessary, to level 2 support • Incident resolution • Incident closure • Communication with the user community throughout the life of the incident.

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No


Price £2.50 to £6.50 per person per hour
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available No

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card pdf document: Service definition document pdf document: Terms and conditions
Service documents
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