DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cigital Inc, the industry leader in software security solutions, announced today that Cigital has been accepted into CREST membership. Specifically, Cigital was approved for the delivery of penetration testing services, a critical component of the Cigital portfolio.
The CREST process is designed to ensure that clients of CREST members receive a consistently high standard of service. CREST performs a risk assessment of applicant providers to ensure that the provider has the appropriate policies and procedures for delivering penetration testing services. CREST further confirms that qualified individuals with the appropriate skill and competence, and a working, current knowledge of the latest vulnerabilities and techniques will execute the penetration testing services. Finally, CREST assesses the provider’s ability to protect the confidentiality of the firm’s test data.
Because Cigital delivers a substantial part of its security solutions through managed services, CREST membership validates Cigital’s commitment to providing quality penetration testing services. Cigital executes thousands of tests each year for some of the most discerning and demanding firms in the world. That’s why Cigital shares CREST’s vision of delivering clients the best possible experience when using managed services to address critical security requirements.
“Cigital is very proud to be granted CREST membership,” said Brian Mizelle, Vice President of Operations, Cigital. “Cigital shares the commitment of CREST to provide firms the assurance that they will receive quality processes delivered by competent and knowledgeable staff. Cigital believes that it’s our security experts who differentiate our managed services, so we are pleased that CREST membership includes an evaluation of our people.”
Cigital is one of the world’s largest application security firms. We go beyond traditional testing services to help organizations find, fix and prevent vulnerabilities in the applications that power their business. Our holistic approach to application security offers a balance of managed services, professional services and products tailored to fit your specific needs. We don’t stop when the test is over. Our experts also provide remediation guidance, program design services, and training that empower you to build and maintain secure applications.
Cigital is headquartered near Washington, D.C. with regional offices throughout North America, Europe, and India. For more information visit: https://www.cigital.com