NTT Security’s Global Threat Intelligence Center Achieves CREST Accreditation

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Third party assessment verifies GTIC’s expertise in business practices, data security and security testing methodologies

NTT Security, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to announce that its Global Threat Intelligence Center Team (GTIC) incident response team has received a prestigious U.S. industry achievement – CREST accreditation for its incident response services.

CREST, a not-for-profit accreditation and certification body, represents and supports the technical information security market, provides internationally-recognized accreditations for organizations and professional level certifications for individuals providing penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and Security Operations Center (SOC) services.

“Our clients are better served by our joining CREST and earning this accreditation,” said Steven Bullitt, NTT Security’s VP of threat intelligence and incident response. “It demonstrates that our GTIC Team adheres to a stringent set of industry guidelines, delivering services based on verified policies and procedures in a measurable way.”

“We are delighted to welcome NTT Security as an accredited CREST member company for its incident response services,” said Ian Glover, president of CREST. “To become a CREST member, companies go through a very demanding assessment process and sign up to our strict and enforceable Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics. By becoming a CREST member NTT Security is demonstrating its commitment to always delivering the highest level of professional security services standards to its customers.

The accreditation process is an independent, verifiable third-party assessment of an organization’s security services. During the CREST application and review process, organizations must undergo a rigorous assessment of member companies’ business processes, data security and security testing methodologies.

CREST is recognized globally as the cyber assurance body for the technical security industry. In addition to its accreditation measurement services, the organization continually provides in-depth guidance material as well as the commissioning of detailed research projects.

About NTT Security

NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Ltd. With embedded security, we enable NTT to deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation needs. NTT Security has multiple SOCs, seven R&D centers, over 1,500 security experts and handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents annually across six continents.

About NTT

NTT is a leading, global technology services company. Through our range of unparalleled capabilities and services, we empower people, strategy, operations, and technology to help organizations achieve their business modernization and transformation goals. As a global technology services provider, we employ 40,000 people across 57 countries. Together we enable the connected future. Visit us at hello.global.ntt

About CREST

CREST is a not-for-profit accreditation and certification body representing the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognized accreditations for organizations providing technical security services and professional level certifications for individuals providing penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and security operations center (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 also supports the industry by providing in-depth guidance material and commissioning detailed research projects all of which is provided to the industry free of charge.

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