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Organisations across the globe join CREST Community Supporter initiative

7 November 2023

Center for Internet Security, Cloud Security Alliance, Cyber Threat Alliance, Global Anti Scam Alliance, Global Cyber Alliance, Global Resilience Federation, ISC2, Stott and May Consulting and The Security Institute join CREST to work together to build trust in the digital world.

CREST, the international not-for-profit, membership body representing the global cyber security industry, has announced its first nine Community Supporters, following the initiative’s launch in July. The CREST Community Supporter initiative gives organisations with a shared interest in raising standards in the global cyber security industry, a tangible way to support CREST in its mission to build capability, capacity, consistency and collaboration.

“I am thrilled to welcome our first nine Community Supporters” said Nick Benson, CREST CEO, “To meet the vast array of challenges facing the world of cyber we must join forces and be serious about open and effective collaboration. Developing relationships and formalising them through our supporter initiative is key to our mission and each of these fantastic organisations will play an important role in helping us build a globally resilient cyber security industry. 

“By combining the strengths of the cyber security service providers that make up the CREST membership with our new Community Supporters, the whole cyber ecosystem can be brought together to solve the most pressing and complex problems of the day.” 

The nine CREST Community Supporters joining the initiative are: 

The Community Supporter initiative was launched by CREST to collaborate with organisations and bodies who share CREST’s core values and mission in raising standards in cyber security across the globe.   

CREST Community Supporters believe and share in CREST’s goals and want to support the cyber security industry in a tangible way. There are three supporter levels – Silver, Gold, and Platinum – which offer a wide range of benefits including closer collaboration with CREST, promotional support, event discounts, CREST exam vouchers and more. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of the CREST Community Supporter programme go to:  


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About CREST 

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.  

For more information on CREST: www.crest-approved.org  

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