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ISACA becomes a CREST Community Support to Enhance Global Cybersecurity

Released: 27 March 2024

ISACA, a leading global association for digital trust professionals, is excited to announce its engagement with CREST, an internationally recognised accreditation and certification body for the cybersecurity industry. Joining CREST as a Community Supporter underscores ISACA’s ongoing commitment to reducing the cybersecurity gap by equipping professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle emerging threats effectively.

The strategic move represents a united effort to address the growing challenges in cybersecurity and is set to enhance the cybersecurity landscape by promoting higher standards of professionalism, sharing knowledge, and developing skills across the sector. By combining resources, the two organisations aim to foster a more secure digital world through education, certification, and the promotion of best practices.

By working together, ISACA and CREST will reach and impact the audience of both organisations, creating joint programs, opportunities and initiatives designed to benefit organisations and professionals:

“Our collaboration with CREST is a pivotal step towards bridging the global cybersecurity skills gap. Joining CREST as a Community Supporter aligns perfectly with ISACA’s mission to support the creation of a skilled and ethical cybersecurity workforce. We are excited to work alongside CREST to enhance our collective impact and promote a culture of digital trust and resilience” said Chris Dimitriadis, Chief Global Strategy Officer at ISACA.

“We are delighted to welcome ISACA as a community supporter of CREST and are very much looking forward to the unique insights and contributions collaborating will bring”, said Nick Benson, CEO of CREST. “Together, we are poised to confront the most critical cybersecurity challenges and encourage a new wave of talented professionals to enter the field.”


ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a global community advancing individuals and organizations in their pursuit of digital trust. For more than 50 years, ISACA has equipped individuals and enterprises with the knowledge, credentials, education, training and community to progress their careers, transform their organizations, and build a more trusted and ethical digital world. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its more than 170,000 members who work in digital trust fields such as information security, governance, assurance, risk, privacy and quality. It has a presence in 188 countries, including 225 chapters worldwide. Trough the ISACA Foundation, ISACA supports IT education and career pathways for underresourced and underrepresented populations.

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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.

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