13 October 2016: Aujas has passed the demanding assessment required to become a member of CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation and certification body that represents the technical information security industry. Aujas is the first Indian headquartered information risk management company to achieve CREST membership.
Speaking about the announcement, Mr. Srinivas Rao, CEO and CO-founder, Aujas said, “We are excited to become a CREST member company. CREST accreditation for Aujas highlights our capability as a focused security organization and lays emphasis on our technical ability to perform all levels of penetration testing to global standards. We are happy to be amongst other CREST members and are committed to client data integrity, with continued focus on service excellence and innovation.”
CREST member companies go through a rigorous process that assesses test methodologies, legal and regulatory requirements, data protection standards, logging and auditing, internal and external communications with stakeholders and how test data security is maintained.
CREST certified professionals have to pass examinations that clearly demonstrate their knowledge, skills and capabilities in the field of security testing. CREST also emphasizes that member organizations have the required policies, procedures and processes in place to deliver penetration testing services and protect client data during testing exercises. CREST certified engineers and member companies also have to adhere to strict and verifiable codes of conduct.
Mr. Jaykishan Nirmal, Vice President, Threat Management Services, Aujas, added, “We share the vision of CREST to provide high quality security testing assurance to our global clients. With CREST membership, Aujas reaffirms that it will continue to deliver top notch quality security testing services with competent and certified professionals and the highest level of professionalism.”
Mr. Ian Glover, president of CREST said, “We are delighted to announce Aujas as our first Indian-headquartered member company,” CREST is looking forward to working with Aujas and to expanding CREST activities and awareness in the region.”