Ethical hackers face new test

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 12:06 AM EST

From next month organisations and individuals that provide security penetration testing services will be subject to an accreditation process.

The scheme, being run by trade association the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (Crest) is designed to provide firms with greater confidence when they appoint third parties to perform ethical hacking to identify system weaknesses.

At ComputerActive.

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