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Funding Helps Business Scoop Innovator Award

An award-winning cyber security provider in Cornwall has received £50k in funding via SWIG Finance to expand the business.

Cool Waters Cyber Security provides cyber security services, including compliance and governance, and training.

The funding has been used to set up a cyber security apprenticeship scheme in Cornwall, which helped the business to scoop the Cyber Social...

UK’s largest cyber startup accelerator opens for applications

UK’s largest cyber startup accelerator opens for applications

Applications are now open for cohort two of Cyber Runway , the accelerator programme funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Cyber Runway, which is the UK’s largest cyber accelerator, is delivered by Plexal with support from Deloitte and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies.

Over six months, up to 100 startups will be given support designed...

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Pilot project launched to support ex-service personnel into cyber careers

This Armed Forces week, Wiltshire-based social enterprise SaluteMyJob is launching a funded pilot of its new programme to support ex-forces men and women into cyber careers.

The Cyber Career Jumpstart programme is being delivered in partnership with the South West and Swindon and Wilts Cyber Security Clusters, IBM, Hirevue and SHL, and funded by the Department for Digital, Culture,...

Cyber security is a growing threat facing mid-market UK businesses

Cyber Security: The UK mid-market on Code Red

South West cyber security specialists Censornet , sponsors of the SW Tech Analysis Report 2022 , provide inside on the growing cyber threat facing British businesses - and how to respond.

Hackers are shifting from “big-game” to mid-sized targets

The UK is a popular target for cyber-attacks. It is now the third most targeted nation by hostile states, according to cabinet minister...

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Bristol-based cyber security company Immersive Labs acquires US tech firm

A Bristol-based cyber security firm that was founded by an ex-GCHQ trainer has acquired a US tech firm to improve its cyber security training offering to businesses.

Immersive Labs enables organizations to continuously measure and optimize the human cyber capabilities of their entire workforce, and has announced the acquisition of Philadelphia-based Snap Labs to support its work with...

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"Unprecedented" cyber startup campus set for development in Cheltenham

One of the biggest tech startup campuses in Europe is set to be developed in Cheltenham, according to TechCrunch .

The South West city is already home to British spy headquarters GCHQ, large corporations such as IBM, Raytheon, Microsoft and BAE Systems as well as startups like Truststamp, Bamboo Technologies, Ripjar, Hub8 and CYNAM.

In 2019, the Cheltenham Autonomous Region...

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Innovex Global moves to South West cyber hub

Innovex Global is moving its HQ to Cheltenham’s Cyber Central, the UK's focal point of activity in cyber security, to accommodate the growth and future expansion plans of its international executive search businesses.

The move comes as the firm celebrates unprecedented growth in the last year whilst supporting clients with C-suite hire across the cyber, fintech and technology sectors...