Pentest People Achieves CREST Accreditation

Article by • February 19, 2018

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Pentest People are proud to announce that they have just achieved CREST accreditation for Penetration Testing.

CREST is the not-for-profit accreditation body representing the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognised accreditation for organisations and individuals providing penetration testing, cyber incident response and threat intelligence services.

All CREST Member Companies undergo regular and stringent assessment; while CREST qualified individuals have to pass rigorous examinations to demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence. CREST is governed by an elected Executive of experienced security professionals who also promote and develop awareness, ethics and standards within the cyber security market.

“We are delighted to welcome Pentest People as a CREST member company,” said Ian Glover, President of CREST. “To become a CREST member, companies go through a very demanding assessment process that examines test methodologies, legal and regulatory requirements, data protection standards, logging and auditing, internal and external communications with stakeholders and how test data security is maintained. By becoming a CREST member PentestPeople is demonstrating its commitment to delivering the highest professional security services standards to its customers.

Commenting on Pentest People’s CREST certification, Gavin Watson, Technical Director of Pentest People said, “Achieving the CREST accreditation further backs up the professional level of penetration testing that we provide to our ever growing list of clients.”

Pentest People are a UK-based boutique security consultancy focussing on bringing the benefits of Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) to all its clients. This innovative approach to security testing combines the benefits of a consultant-led penetration test and vulnerability assurance through a technologically advanced SecurePortal, providing a living threat system to its clients and benefit through the life of the contract rather than just a single point in time.

More information on CREST can be found on the CREST Website.

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Andrew is one of the co-founders of Pentest People. He is a veteran of the Cybersecurity industry with many years of experience in building and running Security focussed businesses.