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NotSoSecure and Claranet

Combining expertise across a broad range of cyber security disciplines.

About NotSoSecure

NotSoSecure are one of the largest training partners of the globally acclaimed Black Hat conferences, and one of the world’s most respected penetration testing firms in the areas of web and mobile applications and network security. With a presence in the UK, USA and India, NotSoSecure's customers include FTSE250 and Fortune 500 companies, leading financial institutions in London and New York and some of the largest retail businesses across the globe.

In July 2018 Claranet acquired NotSoSecure, for their ethical hacking training and penetration testing expertise. Building upon the acquisition of Sec-1 in 2017 and the opening of a new Security Operations Centre in Portugal and the UK, we created the global Claranet Cyber Security unit. This demonstrates the significant investment and commitment Claranet is putting into the development of a world-leading security services capability.

We hack. We teach.

NotSoSecure has a prominent worldwide reputation, encapsulated by the leading training role it plays at the globally acclaimed Black Hat conferences, plus training partnerships with Check Point worldwide, Nano in Japan and QA in the UK. Specialising in penetration testing for networks, web and mobile applications, we are at the forefront of cybersecurity training, R&D and innovation.

Customer service

We take pride in our service – friendly yet professional, approachable yet skillful, we work with you to ensure you get what you need out of working with us.

World class training

The risk of cyber-attacks for organisations around the world has grown exponentially. However, this has not been matched by an increase in training and knowledge and, as a result, there is now a severe global skills shortage in cybersecurity. NotSoSecure offer research lab-based training, written by Black Hat Trainers and available globally. All courses offer practical advice and experience with tools that enable you to become information security experts.

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
  • £440m / €500m / $600 annualised revenues
  • Over 10,000 business customers
  • Global reach with operations in ten countries
  • Over 2,500 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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