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Obrela Achieves NCSC CIR Level 2 Certification, Demonstrating Commitment to Cybersecurity Excellence

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Released: 16 February 2024

Obrela, a global provider of cyber security services and CREST-approved member, proudly announced today it has obtained the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Incident Response (CIR) Level 2 certification issued by CREST. This prestigious certification underscores Obrela’s unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest standards of cybersecurity readiness and incident response capabilities.

CREST is an international not-for-profit, membership body representing the global cybersecurity industry. All CREST members undergo a rigorous accreditation process which delivers measurable quality assurance, benefiting both member companies and their clients. 

The NCSC CIR Level 2 certification positions Obrela among a distinguished group of Assured Service Providers assessed by CREST on behalf of the NCSC. The award assures that Obrela has successfully demonstrated the ability to effectively detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents in a timely and efficient manner. This achievement showcases the company’s value proposition that promises to provide Security Over Everything, no matter how far a business reaches or how complex it grows.

“We are thrilled to have achieved NCSC CIR Level 2 certification, which serves as a testament to our ongoing efforts to prioritize proactive incident response across all our MDR services,” said Iraklis Mathiopoulos, Chief of Services at Obrela. “This certification reaffirms our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of incident response readiness and underscores our commitment to the company’s mission to keep our clients’ business in business.”

The NCSC CIR Level 2 certification process involved a rigorous assessment of Obrela’s incident response capabilities, including its policies, procedures, and technical controls. By successfully meeting the stringent requirements set forth by the NCSC, Obrela has demonstrated its ability to effectively mitigate the impact of cybersecurity incidents and ensure business continuity in the face of emerging threats. Obrela’s elite team of experts makes businesses resilient by deploying a real-time cybersecurity system over a client’s ever-expanding digital universe. With a proactive approach to cybersecurity risk management the company provides real-time, risk-aligned cybersecurity that covers it all, protecting every person, every thing, and every goal a business might have.

“CREST is thrilled to award the Obrela team with the advanced NCSC CIR Level 2 certification. Achieving this confirms Obrela’s commitment to proactively addressing cyber threats and reinforces their position as a trusted CREST approved organization and long-standing member” Rowland Johson, President of CREST, said,

“We also congratulate Obrela on gaining the Assured Service Provider status. A strong reassurance of the high-quality services they provide and the team’s commitment to helping customers navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape.”

Obrela’s attainment of NCSC CIR Level 2 certification further solidifies its position as a leader in the cybersecurity domain and exemplifies its dedication to maintaining the highest standards of excellence in protecting its clients against cyber threats.

For more information about Obrela and its cybersecurity solutions, please www.obrela.com.

About Obrela

Obrela is a global provider of cyber security services. Obrela provides security analytics and risk management services to identify, analyze, predict and prevent highly sophisticated security threats in real time. Founded in 2010 Obrela delivers Real Time Cyber Risk Management combining Threat Detection and Response (MDR) with the Managed Risk and Controls (MRC) services to resolve technology fragmentation and process disconnects, while aligning technology to business objectives leading to better decision-making.

Headquartered in London, UK, Obrela leverages a multi-tier operational model with Global Resilience Operations Centers and Regional Operations Centers to service the EMEA market combining international experience with local support. Obrela is recognized by Gartner Market Guide for its MDR and MSS services.


CREST is an international non-profit membership organization that represents the global cybersecurity industry. CREST boasts over 350 accredited member companies and certifies thousands of professionals worldwide. Collaborating with governments, regulators, academia, training partners, professional bodies, and various stakeholders, CREST is dedicated to elevating and setting standards in the global cybersecurity industry.