Crest Accredited Atech for Soc

Atech is CREST accredited for its SOC

Posted on June 16, 2022

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17th June 2022

Atech is proud to have been accredited by CREST, the cyber security industry’s accreditation and certification body, for its Security Operations Centre (SOC).

Atech’s CREST SOC accreditation offers our clients assurance that we meet a rigorous set of standards and competencies that are recognised globally.

Only 300 companies globally hold CREST accreditation for SOC, which positions Atech as an independently assured and tested leader in the field of cybersecurity service providers.


CREST is an international not-for-profit accreditation and certification body that represents and supports the technical information security market. CREST was set up in 2006 in response to the clear need for more regulated professional services and is now recognised globally as the cyber assurance body for the technical security industry. CREST provides internationally recognised accreditation for organisations and professional level certifications for individual providing vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence service and Security Operations Centre (SOC) services.

All CREST member companies undergo stringent assessment, whole CREST qualified individuals have to pass rigorous professional level examination to demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence. CREST also supports the industry by providing in-depth guidance material and commissioning detailed research projects. All CREST research is provided to the industry free of charge.

Through CREST’s demanding accreditation process, organisations buying security testing and incident response services get the assurance that:

  • The services will be delivered by trusted companies with best practice policies and procedures.
  • The work will be conducted by highly-qualified individuals with up to date knowledge, skill and competence to deal with all the latest vulnerabilities and techniques used by real attackers.
  • Both the company assessments and individual qualifications are underpinned by meaningful and enforceable codes of conduct.


Ryan Langley, CEO of Atech Cloud comments on Atech’s CREST accreditation:

‘We are proud of our SOC service, not least because we were amongst the first to design a pure play Microsoft SOC. To achieve CREST accreditation validates the competencies and deep vertical expertise we have. It is an accreditation that all our customers benefit from. Building on our accreditations as we do is key to continuing our success and delivering industry-leading, proactive cybersecurity services for our clients.’

Rowland Johnson, President of CREST comments:

‘By working with CREST-accredited SOC service providers, companies and organisations are assured of the service quality, competency and accountability. Atech’s CREST SOC accreditation, demonstrates that all the appropriate processes are in place and meet the highest internationally-recognised industry standards. CREST builds trust by raising professional standards and delivering measurable quality assurance for the global cybersecurity industry.’

James Pearse
James Pearse CTO

James is the CTO at Atech and leads the team of Security Architects and SOC analysts to deliver an intelligent, proactive and tailored service. He helps our customers unlock the potential of Microsoft Security.

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