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Trust and Assurance

CREST OVS is a new accreditation offering members access to the global app security testing market.

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The benefits of CREST membership

All our members undergo rigorous audit and accreditation processes which are meaningful market differentiators that help members to win business and access new markets.

All members feature in our searchable database, connecting them to potential clients and supporting the generation of sales leads.

Members are part of a global community of cyber security providers with access to shared knowledge, expertise and professional development, as well as benefiting from our links with governments and regulators.

Our member benefits

Why choose a CREST accredited company?

Keeping information safe in today’s digital world is a serious challenge which is why all organisations want to be sure that the cyber security companies they engage to test and protect their systems are reputable and competent.

The governments, public services and businesses that buy services from our members do so in the knowledge that these companies are quality assured by us and that their staff are suitably qualified and competent.

All members sign enforceable Codes of Conduct and Ethics and agree to abide by our Complaints and Resolution Measures.

Why use a CREST supplier?

Progress your career with CREST certifications

Whether you are an experienced professional, in the early stages of your career or a student considering a career in cyber security, we offer pathways to help you make the right choices and support progress.

We offer professional certification in all the main cyber security disciplines and at all levels. Our examination and career paths are developed by technical information security experts and we work with governments and regulators ensuring our certifications meet the requirements of regulated industries. We also partner with higher education institutions around the world to support students.

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Be part of something bigger

CREST is a global community of cyber security businesses and professionals working to keep our information safe in a digital world.

We serve almost 300 member companies worldwide and thousands of cyber security professional hold CREST certifications. We have links to governments and cyber security regulators in every global region and are engaged in initiatives and partnerships to support professionalisation and standards across the industry.

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