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MWR InfoSecurity receives Princess Royal Training Award for Second Consecutive Year

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MWR has received the Princess Royal Training Award for ongoing professional development.

London, UK – January 16th, 2019. MWR InfoSecurity, an F-Secure company, has received the Princess Royal Training Award for the second consecutive year at a ceremony held at St James’ Palace in London.

MWR win Princess Royal Training Award2The cyber security consultancy received the award in recognition of its annual internship program, which is this year celebrating its tenth anniversary. The program offers university students across the UK a chance to experience and train in real-world cyber security, with many joining the company as full-time employees upon graduating from their respective courses.

Sam Brown, Security Consultant at MWR InfoSecurity, says, “This award recognizes the hard work and effort undertaken to create a highly skilled talent pipeline to support not only MWR but the cyber security industry as a whole. Many of our interns return to enjoy a career with us; in fact, many of our senior level and director team were once part of our internship program.”

The Princess Royal Training Awards reward outstanding training and skills development resulting in commercial benefits within companies in the UK. Upon presenting the award to MWR InfoSecurity, the judging committee recognized that the company had “responded to a critical skills shortage by strategically using learning and development to create a talent pipeline via a cyber skills undergraduate program.”

Brown continues, “With MWR’s recent acquisition, we can take the lessons learned from the internship program and apply them across the F-Secure group, growing the talent pipeline for the wider industry.”

To find out more information about the training we provide, please visit www.mwrinfosecurity.com/training.

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Accreditations & Certificates

MWR is an accredited member of The Cyber Security Incident Response Scheme (CSIR) approved by CREST (Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers).
MWR is certified under the Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme to deal with sophisticated targeted attacks against networks of national significance.
We are certified to comply with ISO 9001 and 14001 in the UK, internationally accepted standards that outline how to put an effective quality and environmental management systems in place.
MWR is certified to comply with ISO 27001 to help ensure our client information is managed securely.
As an Approved Scanning Vendor MWR is approved by PCI SSC to conduct external vulnerability scanning services to PCI DSS Requirement 11.2.2.
We are members of the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), an organisation serving the needs of the information security sector.
MWR is a supplier to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), which provides commercial and procurement services to the UK public sector.
MWR is a Qualified Security Assessor, meaning we have been qualified by PCI to validate other organisation's adherence to PCI DSS.
As members of CHECK we are measured against high standards set by CESG for the services we provide to Her Majesty's Government.
MWR’s consultants hold Certified Simulated Attack Manager (CCSAM) and Certified Simulated Attack Specialist (CCSAS) qualifications and are authorized by CREST to perform STAR penetration testing services.