Leader in Security Data and Analytics Solutions and Services Approved for Delivery of Ethical Penetration Testing Services in the UK
BOSTON, May 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD), a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions, has been awarded CREST membership, which recognizes the consistently high standard of service provided by Rapid7. Specifically, Rapid7 was approved for the delivery of penetration testing services, a cornerstone of the Rapid7 Global Services portfolio.
The Company’s penetration testing team performs rigorous assessments to demonstrate the security level of an organization’s key systems and infrastructure, including network, application, mobile, wireless, device, and social engineering assessments. The process identifies and clearly documents the risks posed to an organization from the perspective of a motivated and skilled attacker.
“Penetration testing is a critical component to any comprehensive IT security program, and Rapid7 is very proud of the work our team executes in this sector,” said Rob Attree, EMEA director of sales at Rapid7. “CREST’s commitment to ensuring that organizations adhere to quality processes, delivered by competent and knowledgeable staff is one we take seriously. We’re proud that they found our offering meets its challenging standards and excited by the opportunities the certification will bring.”
CREST works to provide organizations with confidence that they’re hiring qualified individuals with up-to-date knowledge, skills and competence of the latest vulnerabilities and techniques used by real attackers. CREST membership also indicates that penetration testers are supported by a company with appropriate policies, processes and procedures for conducting this type of work and for the protection of client information.
Rapid7 penetration testing teams are renowned experts who conducted more than 900 pen tests last year. They regularly conduct independent research to uncover new vulnerabilities and exploitation tactics. Their research has helped countless security professionals learn how to improve their security posture against the latest threats, and has been presented at conferences around the world.
In addition to penetration testing, the Rapid7 Global Service offering includes:
- Incident Response Services: Industry-leading experts help organizations investigate and respond to security incidents in an efficient and coordinated manner; improves security teams’ threat detection proficiency
- Program Assessment and Development Services: Helps organizations to build security programs that are relevant, actionable, and sustainable through threat–focused program assessment and development services
- Security Awareness Training: Curricula that combines learning theory and subject matter expertise to deliver an online course that is informative and compelling
To learn more about Rapid7 Global Services, visit: https://www.rapid7.com/services/
Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organizations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 5,300 organizations across 100 countries, including 36% of the Fortune 1000. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com.
Rachel E. Adam
Rapid7 Senior PR Manager