London, UK – September 14, 2020 – Outpost24, an innovator for full stack cyber security assessment, announced today it has been officially awarded the prestigious CREST accreditation as a penetration testing service provider. This global recognition acknowledges the high standards that Outpost24 offers its customers, further cementing the company as one of the industry’s most trusted providers of penetration testing solutions. As a leading cybersecurity assessment company, Outpost24 proudly prioritizes trust, their people and proficiency in delivering elite standard services.
Founded in 2006, CREST is a non-profit, globally recognized third-party assessment of security testing body for the technical security industry. ‘CREST is pleased to welcome Outpost24 as an accredited member company’, said Ian Glover, president of CREST, ‘Outpost24 has been through a demanding assessment process that examined test methodologies, legal and regulatory requirements, data protection standards, logging and auditing, internal and external communications with stakeholders, as well as how test data security is maintained. Awarding Outpost24 membership for its penetration testing services means that we are formally recognizing that the company consistently delivers the highest professional security services standards to its customers’.
Bob Egner, CMO of Outpost24 noted the benefits of CREST accreditation, stating: “this exciting recognition provides the added confidence that our customers are using the best-in-class web application security solutions, it also acknowledges our high proficiency and expert knowledge in ethical hacking, allowing Outpost24 to stand out, yet again, from our competitors”. As a CREST accredited company, Outpost24 will also benefit from sharing knowledge with a global community of industry leading guidance, standards and opportunities resulting in a more secure world. “This accreditation testify that Outpost24 share a similar ethos with CREST concerning risk assessment, technical capability, and code of conduct standards,” said Egner, “it is a further validation of our promise to provide the most robust penetration testing services, alongside full stack assessment across network, cloud and wireless airspace to help organizations eliminate security blindspots.”
The CREST accreditation is attained for Outpost24’s web application security testing solutions including Assure, Snapshot, and premium service SWAT. Outpost24 look forward to sharing their knowledge with CREST accredited companies and contributing to a like-minded community with a shared goal of reducing cyber exposure.
Outpost24 is a leading cyber assessment company focused on enabling its customers to achieve maximum value from their evolving technology investments. By leveraging our full stack security insights to reduce attack surface for any architecture, Outpost24 customers continuously improve their security posture with the least effort. Over 2,000 customers in more than 40 countries around the world trust Outpost24 to assess their devices, networks, applications, cloud and container environments and report compliance status for government, industry sector, or internal regulations. Founded in 2001, Outpost24 serves leading organizations across a wide range of segments including financial and insurance, government, healthcare, retail, telecommunications, technology, and manufacturing.
CREST is a not-for-profit accreditation and certification body representing the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations providing technical security services and professional level certifications for individuals providing vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and security operations centre (SOC) services. CREST Member companies undergo regular and stringent assessment, whilst CREST certified individuals undertake rigorous examinations to demonstrate the highest levels of knowledge, skill and competence. To ensure currency of knowledge in fast changing technical security environments the certification process is repeated every three years.