Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Nuvia Limited (“Nuvia”) for the use of Crossword’s secure Third-party Assurance platform, Rizikon Assurance.
Nuvia is an international engineering, project management and service provider. In the UK and internationally, they have been at the forefront of the nuclear industry and have developed a reputation for safe, high quality delivery. Their operations include; turn-key design and build, consultancy, waste management, land remediation, decommissioning and radiation protection.
Nuvia benefits from being part of Soletanche Freyssinet, a world leader in specialised civil and geotechnical engineering, and a wholly owned subsidiary of VINCI, the world’s largest integrated concessions and construction group.
Rizikon Assurance is a secure, encrypted portal used by organisations to assure their third parties and suppliers. It contains standard questionnaires on subjects such as cyber security, GDPR, supplier on-boarding, modern slavery and anti-bribery & corruption, and also supports the customer’s own question sets and scoring approaches. It improves the scalability, security and auditability of third party assurance and due diligence via automation, centralisation and encryption.
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Crossword Cybersecurity plc – Tel: +44 (0) 20 3953 8460
Tom Ilube, Chief Executive Officer
Mary Dowd, Finance Director
Grant Thornton (Nominated Adviser) – Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100
Colin Aaronson / Jamie Barklem /Niall McDonald
Hybridan LLP (Broker) – Tel: +44 (0)203 764 2341
Claire Louise Noyce
About Crossword Cybersecurity plc
Crossword Cybersecurity plc focuses on the development and commercialisation of university research-based cyber security related software and cyber security consulting. The Group’s specialist cyber security product development and software engineering teams work with its university partners to develop the research concept into a fully-fledged commercial product that it will then take to market. The Group’s aim is to build up a portfolio of revenue generating, intellectual property based, cyber security products. Rizikon Assurance, Crossword’s leading product, is a SaaS platform that enables medium to large companies to assess the cyber maturity and GDPR readiness of their suppliers. Crossword’s team of expert cyber security consultants leverages years of experience in national security, defence and commercial cyber intelligence and operations to provide bespoke advice tailored to its clients’ business needs.