SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 15, 2022 – Bugcrowd, the leader in crowdsourced cybersecurity, today announced that CREST, the gold standard for quality assurance accreditation in the cybersecurity industry, has named the company as a CREST Accredited provider for penetration testing. The certification acknowledges that Bugcrowd meets the CREST standards for:
· Company operating procedures and standards
· Testing by trusted, reliable, qualified pentesters
· Ethical and effective testing procedures
· Protecting customer data
"CREST accreditation is widely considered a proof point for thorough, effective, reliable penetration testing, especially in regulated industries like Financial Services and Public Sector,” said Casey Ellis, Founder, Chairperson and CTO, Bugcrowd. “We're proud to have earned this distinction for Bugcrowd Penetration Testing."
“We are pleased to welcome Bugcrowd as a CREST member company,” said Rowland Johnson, president of CREST. “Bugcrowd’s accreditation for providing penetration testing in the UK gives its customers added reassurance that its services meet the very highest standards because CREST accreditation requires rigorous assessment of business processes, data security and testing methodologies. This puts Bugcrowd in a strong position, along with other CREST members, to take advantage of the growing demand for high quality penetration testing services.”