Launch of UK Cyber Innovation Zone at Infosecurity Europe
The Cyber Growth Partnership, in association with The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and techUK, is supporting a new UK Cyber Security Innovation zone at Infosecurity Europe 2015, which takes place 2nd – 4th June 2015 at Olympia, London. The zone is being used to showcase eleven Small Innovative UK Cyber Security Businesses.
The organisers are pleased to announce a national competition to search for eleven exemplars to win a three metre furnished stand to exhibit in the innovation zone and have the opportunity to be awarded the title of UK’s most innovative small cyber security company of the year.
Gordon Morrison, Director Tech for Government at techUK, said, “We’re looking forward to seeing creative solutions from some of the UK’s most innovative small businesses. The cyber industry is an important market for the UK, and we’re excited to be working with BIS and InfoSec to support its growth. This competition is a great opportunity for small businesses to get expert advice and meet with potential partners and customers at the exhibition.”
The selection process includes a pitch event in London on 27th April, where selected companies will present before a panel of industry judges selected by the organisers and an industry audience. The top three companies selected will participate in a pitch-off event on the 4th June on the main stage during InfoSec.
The competition will focus on businesses with innovative / disruptive technology and/or service offerings in the following areas:
• Endpoint Security
• Network Security
• Mobile Security
• Application Security
• Cloud Security
• Managed Security
• Web Security
• SCADA Security
• Data Security
• Payment Security
• Professional Services