Mitigate Becomes CREST Member

Xyone Cyber Security is proud to announce that it is now a member of the UK Chapter of CREST following a rigorous assessment of its business processes, data security and security testing methodologies, further demonstrating the high level of cyber security expertise within the company.

CREST UK was established in 2006 as the first part of what would later become the international CREST network. Through a four-pronged approach of company membership, professional qualifications for individuals, knowledge sharing and professional development, CREST’s aim is to provide a ‘combination of independently assessed companies with access to professionally qualified staff underpinned by effective and meaningful Codes of Conduct provide the buying community with confidence in the services that they wish to procure ’, and it is endorsed by the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Xyone's Penetrate range

Xyone have joined CREST to provide Penetration Testing services through their Penetrate range, including:

Along with providing prospective clients with an internationally-recognised badge of quality to aid in their decision-making, CREST membership enabled Xyone to tender for sensitive government contracts, increasing their already broad network of potential clients.

Regular penetration tests are recommended as a vital part of any organisation’s cyber security regime, regardless of size. For more information on Xyone’s full range of services or for a quote, please email [email protected] or call +44 (0)333 323 3981.


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 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. To ensure currency of knowledge in fast changing technical security environments the certification process is repeated every three years.

CREST is governed by an elected Executive of experienced security professionals who also promote and develop awareness, ethics and standards within the cyber security industry. CREST supports its members and the wider information security industry by creating collaborative research material. This provides a strong voice for the industry, opportunities to share knowledge and delivers good practice guidance to the wider community.

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