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NotSoSecure and Claranet

Combining expertise across a broad range of cyber security disciplines.

About NotSoSecure

We hack. We teach. We protect.

NotSoSecure is Claranet’s dedicated cybersecurity training division and global penetration testing practice. We’re one of the largest training partners at Black Hat and a respected provider of web, mobile, and network penetration testing. We hack, we teach, and we protect.

All our trainers are experienced, practicing, accredited penetration testers with their own field of excellence. This translates into our course syllabuses, where each module is designed around real-world engagements and in-the-wild research. No other provider of cybersecurity training is modelled in this way. The delegates we train leave our courses armed with knowledge and skills based on current and authentic attacker tactics and tradecraft, not theory alone.

It’s our mission to help organisations raise the bar when it comes to their cybersecurity, and to inspire and empower the next generation of IT and security professionals to remain relevant in the way they think and hack. We achieve this by delivering practical content, giving delegates the hands-on experience needed to understand the context behind each offensive and defensive technique. They go on to use this with confidence in their own work, be that within an organisation or their personal research.

NotSoSecure provides penetration testing to organisations that include FTSE250 and Fortune 500 names, leading financial institutions, and some of the largest retail players and software businesses across the globe. Our reputation as an industry-leading training provider is reflected in our position as one of the main trainers at Black Hat, where since 2014, we’ve delivered no less than 80 courses to over 3,000 delegates. We also proudly hold partnerships with Check Point, Nano, and QA.

Claranet Group facts

We have a growing global footprint built on our original foundation: local service delivered by local teams, using a mixture of local and international infrastructure.

  • Founded in 1996
  • £525m / €600m / $600 annualised revenues
  • Over 10,000 business customers
  • Global reach with operations in ten countries
  • Over 3,000 staff

Customer trust is central to everything we do. Across the Claranet Group, we are continually investing in the right expertise, technology and service to support our customers success now and for the future.

Charles Nasser

Founder and CEO

Claranet Cyber Security is our global cybersecurity services division for penetration testing, hacking training and managed security services, strengthened through the addition of NotSoSecure.

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