AVORD Receives CREST Membership

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AVORD Receives CREST Membership

AVORD Penetration Testing Platform

AVORD Ltd. has received CREST membership for meeting its standards to deliver high-quality penetration testing services. AVORD is changing the way testing is conducted and is revolutionising the planning, scheduling, and testing process.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce that AVORD has received CREST accreditation for penetration testing,” says Brian Harrison, CEO. This is a tremendous achievement for the company and reflects the hard work and dedication by the technical team to deliver a world class testing service. As we strive to constantly improve the services to our clients, attaining a reputable accreditation like CREST is essential in building trust in our brand.

“We are pleased to welcome Avord as the latest UK company to achieve CREST accreditation,” said Ian Glover, president of CREST. “This young, fast growing business demonstrates high standards in manual penetration testing, which has been validated through the CREST accreditation process. CREST accreditation requires rigorous assessment of business processes, data security and testing methodologies, putting Avord in a strong position alongside other CREST Members to take advantage of the growing demand for high quality penetration testing services.”


CREST is a not-for-profit accreditation and certification body representing the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations providing technical security services and professional level certifications for individuals providing vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and security operations centre (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.