Portcullis is a member of the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST). It was created in response to the need for regulated and professional security testers to serve the global information security marketplace. CREST’s main aim is to represent the information security testing industry and offer a demonstrable level of assurance as to the competency of organisations and individuals within those approved companies.
CREST is a standard-based organisation for penetration test suppliers incorporating a best practice technical certification programme for individual consultants. Additionally, CREST provides technical its members with a framework of guidance including standards, methodologies and recommendations aimed at ensuring the very highest standards of leading-edge security testing.
In contracting a CREST member organisation to perform a security test, a client can feel secure in the knowledge that the work will be carried out to rigorous standards by qualified, knowldegeable individuals.