techUK’s Cyber Connect programme has today announced the companies that have been shortlisted in the competition to find the UK’s Most Innovative Cyber Security SME. Following a pitch fest, held at the Cyber Demonstration Centre, four companies are now through to the final on Wednesday 8 June at Infosecurity Europe 2016.
The shortlisted companies are:
Samantha Sanderson, UK's SME Cyber Security Champion, Cyber Connect Lead, said: “The UK has a thriving cyber security industry, and this competition seeks to reward the most innovative and exciting companies. This is a great opportunity for small businesses to get expert advice and meet with potential partners and customers at the exhibition.”
The four companies, plus an additional seven, have each won a furnished stand to exhibit in the UK Cyber Innovation zone at Infosecurity Europe, which takes place 7 – 9 June at Olympia London. The zone is supported by DCMS. The other companies that will be exhibiting in the zone are:
Nicole Mills, Exhibition Director Infosecurity Europe, said: “We are delighted to be able to provide some of the UK’s most forward-thinking and innovative cyber security companies an opportunity to showcase their products at our event, help them develop business relationships and network with their peers. We had an excellent response from visitors when we launched the UK Cyber Innovation Zone in 2015 and are looking forward to an even busier time in 2016. We hope attendees to Infosecurity Europe will visit the stands of the eleven shortlisted companies and support the four finalists pitching on the day.”
The final stage of the competition will take place on the Keynote Stage at 13.35 on Wednesday 8 June. The shortlisted entries will pitch in front of a live audience, before the UK’s Most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company is chosen by a panel of expert judges.
Please visit www.infosecurityeurope.com for additional information.