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CREST to Raise the Quality of Cyber Security in Singapore

Oct. 6, 2015
Speaking at the GovernmentWare on October 6, 2015, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister in Charge of Cyber Security Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, said that introducing CREST certification for penetration testing in Singapore will offer transparent and open standards that serve as a competency baseline for practising professionals and service providers and will provide the assurance for professionals and service providers that perform penetration tests, hence, raising the quality of cyber security services and workforce. At the event, CREST has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP) in Singapore to work together to introduce CREST certifications for penetration testing in Singapore. This initiative was developed in collaboration with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). Singapore (MAS), the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

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