CREST provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations and professional level certifications for individuals providing penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and Security Operations Centre (SOC) services.
A CREST Approved Penetration Test: Offers a tangible level of assurance for the processes, procedures, and documentation of testing; Ensures the competence of security personnel performing testing; Is built to provide the most value from testing, including standards for guidance, enhancing knowledge, and security awareness.
CREST Penetration Test is a not for profit organization that serves the needs of a technical information security marketplace that requires the services of a regulated professional services industry.
CREST Registered Penetration Tester. CREST provides an entry level Registered Tester examination. This examination is recognised by CESG as providing the minimum standard for CHECK Team Member status and is designed to assess a candidate’s ability to carry out basic vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tasks. A penetration test is a simulated attack on a computer system, that looks for security weaknesses to attempt to gain access to the system features and data.
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