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7Safe’s ethical hacking courses set to prepare individuals to defend against cyber attacks

14 October 2014


7Safe, part of PA Consulting Group, has had four training courses for individuals looking to master the essentials of ethical hacking assessed and accredited by CREST – the government recognised representative for the information security industry.

The accredited courses, which would be ideal preparation for those wishing pursue a career in a cyber security and take CREST exams, are:

  • Certified Security Testing Associate (CSTA) – for CREST Registered Penetration Tester examination

  • Certified Security Testing Professional (CSTP) – for CREST Registered Penetration Tester exam

  • Certified Wireless Security Analyst (CWSA) – for CREST Certified Wireless Specialist examination & CREST Registered Penetration Tester exam

  • Certified Application Security Tester (CAST) – for CREST CCT Web Applications exam.


Stephen Bailey, who leads the cyber security team in 7Safe, commented: "As an active member of CREST, we are thrilled that they have recognised our courses. The four newly accredited courses have been developed around CREST’s exam syllabuses to provide our delegates with hands-on training. Each course will enable them to develop a deeper understanding of ethical hacking, reinforce theory and practice and build upon new skills. They will allow them to prepare for CREST exams, help them tackle cyber security attacks and develop their career.” 

Ian Glover, President of CREST, commented: “We are delighted to accredit 7Safe’s courses. We believe it’s really important to outline a career path for these technical roles and it’s essential to have quality training courses that reflect the needs of industry. This type of certification is a major step forward in achieving defined development pathways for individuals wishing to enter or progress within this exciting industry.” 

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