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Obrela earns prestigious CREST NCSC CIR Level 2 status in cybersecurity
Fri, 8th Mar 2024

Obrela, a global provider of cybersecurity services, has been awarded the prestigious National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Incident Response (CIR) Level 2 Assured Service Provider status by CREST. This marks a milestone in Obrela's effort to maintain the highest cybersecurity readiness and incident response capabilities.

CREST, a reputable international body representing the global cybersecurity industry, has a rigorous accreditation process ensuring measurable quality assurance for both members and clients. With this NCSC CIR Level 2 status, Obrela has managed to distinguish itself among the recognised list of Assured Service Providers assessed by CREST on behalf of the NCSC.

Obrela has proven its ability to detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity incidents effectively and efficiently. This achievement further demonstrates Obrela's unwavering commitment to 'Security Over Everything' and its promise to protect irrespective of the business complex's growth.

Iraklis Mathiopoulos, Chief of Services at Obrela, said, "We are thrilled to have achieved NCSC CIR Level 2 status, which serves as a testament to our ongoing efforts to prioritise proactive incident response across all our MDR services."

"Becoming an Assured Service Provider reaffirms our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of incident response readiness and underscores our commitment to the company's mission to keep our clients' business in business."

Obrela's rigorous assessment was exhaustive, covering policies, procedures, and technical controls. They have succeeded in fulfilling the stringent requirements set forth by the NCSC, proving their competency in effectively mitigating the impact of cybersecurity incidents and ensuring business continuity amidst emerging threats. Obrela's team of experts makes businesses resilient by deploying a real-time cybersecurity system over the client's digital universe.

With a proactive approach to cybersecurity risk management, the company delivers real-time, risk-aligned cybersecurity that protects every person, all employees, every enterprise goal, and the company.

Rowland Johnson, President of CREST, expressed excitement about awarding the Obrela team with the NCSC CIR Level 2 Assured Service Provider status. This recognition confirms Obrela's dedication to actively combating cyber threats and solidifies its reputation as a trusted organisation endorsed by CREST. Johnson congratulated Obrela on achieving this status, highlighting it as a testament to the company's commitment to delivering top-notch cybersecurity services.

Johnson said, "CREST is thrilled to award the Obrela team with the NCSC CIR Level 2 Assured Service Provider status. Achieving this confirms Obrela's commitment to proactively addressing cyber threats and reinforces their position as a trusted CREST approved organisation and longstanding member."

"We congratulate Obrela on gaining the Assured Service Provider status. A strong reassurance of the high-quality services they provide and the team's commitment to helping customers navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape."

With the attainment of NCSC CIR Level 2 status, Obrela has further cemented its position as a leader in cybersecurity, exemplifying its commitment to upholding the most robust standards of excellence in safeguarding its clients against cyber threats.