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New Rizikon Assurance 2.0 empowers companies to take control of third-party risk

Every day new data breaches, CSR embarrassments and regulator fines are announced due to supplier failings, despite third-party risk being recognised as a necessary top ten corporate focus for 2019. Rizikon Assurance 2.0 is designed…

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Trading Update

9 August 2019 Crossword Cybersecurity plc   (“Crossword ” or the ”Company”)   Trading Update   Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, is pleased…

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Stevenage, Peterborough and East Hertfordshire Councils to use Rizikon Assurance from Crossword Cybersecurity plc to secure GDPR Compliance

6 August 2019 – London, UK – Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS), has today announced that Stevenage Borough Council, Peterborough City Council and East Hertfordshire District Council (‘the Councils’), will use Rizikon Assurance to manage…

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Nursing & Midwifery Council to use Rizikon Assurance from Crossword Cybersecurity PLC to Automate Supplier Onboarding and Improve Supplier Risk Management

27 June 2019 – London, UK – Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS) has today announced that the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), will use Rizikon Assurance to automate its supplier onboarding process and manage ongoing…

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Issue of Options to Employees and Directors

5 June 2019 Crossword Cybersecurity plc (“Crossword ” or the ”Company”) Issue of Options to Employees and Directors Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company,…

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Launch Of Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) Product With A Global Financial Services Institution

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, is pleased to announce that its Consulting division has launched a new product, virtual Chief Information Security Officer…

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Result of AGM

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector, announces that, at its AGM held today, all resolutions put to the meeting…

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Exercise of Options

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, has received notices exercising options to acquire 166 ordinary shares of 5p each (“Ordinary Shares”) at a price…

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2018 Annual Report and Accounts

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, is pleased to announce its final results for the year ended 31 December 2018.  The Annual Report and…

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Notice of Results

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, will be announcing its final results for the year ended 31 December 2018 on Monday, 15 April 2019.…

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Crossword Cybersecurity plc appoints former GlaxoSmithKline & NHS CISO, Dr Robert Coles, as Chair of its new Advisory Board

London, UK – March 19, 2019– Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM:CCS, “Crossword”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, has today announced the appointment of a new Advisory Board made up of senior figures from academia, the…

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NUVIA DIGITISE THEIR SUPPLIER ASSURANCE

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…

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Agreement Signed with Britain’s Largest Independent Manufacturer of Confectionery

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 Kinnerton Confectionery…

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Trading Update

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 expects to report results in line with…

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€1bn in Cyber Security Research Funding Evaluated, Revealing Academic Trends and Threats for 2019 and Beyond

 Crossword Cybersecurity plc review of nearly 1,200 global projects finds Cyber Physical Systems, Privacy, IoT and Cryptography are the strongest cyber security areas to watch – But Artificial Intelligence is an “apparent omission”   London,…

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Exercise of options

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the technology and consulting company focusing on the cyber security sector, has received a notice exercising options to acquire 666 ordinary shares of 5p…

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Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

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Admission to AIM, First Day of Dealings

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the technology and consulting company focusing on the cyber security sector, is pleased to announce that following the cancellation of its shares from trading…

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Schedule 1 Update

Please click below to view the Schedule 1 Update. Schedule 1 Update

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Update on Proposed Admission to AIM and Withdrawal from NEX

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (NEX:CCS, “Crossword” the “Company” or the “Group”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised £2 million before expenses by way of a placing and subscription for shares (the “New Shares”),…

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AIM Schedule One Form

ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE MADE BY THE AIM APPLICANT PRIOR TO ADMISSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 2 OF THE AIM RULES FOR COMPANIES (“AIM RULES”)   COMPANY NAME: Crossword Cybersecurity plc COMPANY REGISTERED OFFICE ADDRESS AND…

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PROPOSED ADMISSION TO AIM AND WITHDRAWAL FROM NEX

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (NEX:CCS, “Crossword” or the “Company”) announces that today a Schedule One announcement has been released on its behalf in connection with the proposed admission of Crossword’s ordinary shares to trading on AIM,…

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Potential AIM Admission update

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (NEX: CCS, the “Company”) confirms that further to the announcement made on 29 August 2018, it is continuing to investigate the possibility of an admission to trading on AIM (“Admission”). The Company…

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Statement Re Grant of Options

Grant of Options to Employees and Director/PDMR   Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (NEX:CCS, “Crossword” or the “Company”), the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector, is pleased to announce that 9,936 options have…

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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 30 JUNE 2018

BUSINESS REVIEW We are delighted to present our interim results for the period 1st January 2018 to 30th June 2018. Crossword Cybersecurity plc (“Crossword”) continues to invest in sales and marketing and in the first…

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Cybersecurity for Busy Executives – The Different Types of Attackers

81% of large companies have reported a cyber breach at some point and the average cost of a breach is between £600k and £1.15m[1]‘Nearly half of UK businesses identified at least one cyber security attack…

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Cybersecurity for Busy Executives – What is Cybersecurity?

“Cyber security, computer security or IT security is the protection of computer systems from the theft and damage to their hardware, software or information, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they…

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Cybersecurity for Busy Executives – Increasing Boardroom Awareness

Ask your business, IT, and security managers the following questions to see where your enterprise stands:Do we know what is connected to our systems and networks?Do we know what’s running (or trying to run) on…

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Supply chain Cyber Security Risk Management

The global WannaCry ransomware attack in May 2017 pointed out some weak points when it comes to patching out of data systems, and the insidious nature of phishing emails.   But the speed and sheer global…

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GDPR Consulting tool from Crossword

Rizikon started life as a Cyber Security Risk assessment tool, which has been adopted as a standard by a number of Consultancies and Professional Advisers.  In February 2017, we chose to add a substantial GDPR…

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2017 will be the year of GDPR preparation

What is the GDPR?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will, from May 2018, significantly extend the provisions of the Data Protection ActIt defines the data covered to include anything about an individual EU citizen that…

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Crossword Cybersecurity presenting at Lockheed Martin innovation centre during Farnborough Air Show

Crossword Cybersecurity are delighted to be showcasing their capabilities as innovation partners and members of Lockheed Martin’s Virtual Technology Cluster. The demonstration days are being held at Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS innovation centre during Farnborough Air…

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Blast off for Crossword and Qonex partnership

Cyber security consultancy, Qonex, has signed an agreement with Crossword Cybersecurity, to use Rizikon in its baseline security assessment service across its small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) client base.The official launch of the partnership takes…

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Crossword announces launch of Nixer, a machine-learning driven application DDoS protection service

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on cyber security, will today launch Nixer 1.0 at the InfoSecurity show at Kensington Olympia.  Nixer is a Machine-learning driven Application DDoS protection service and is available…

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Notice of AGM

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (ISDX: CCS) confirms that all resolutions were passed at its Annual General Meeting held yesterday at 4.30 pm.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:Tom Ilube – CEO, Crossword Cybersecurity Plcwww.crosswordcybersecurity.comTel: +44 (0)208 973 2350Email:…

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CROSSWORD SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY OF SURREY TO EXPLORE COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN NOVEL INFORMATION HIDING

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (“Crossword”) the ISDX listed tech transfer company, is to partner with the University of Surrey to jointly explore commercial opportunities leveraging patented research in advanced information hiding. Dr Shujun Li, Deputy Director of…

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PROFESSOR NICK JENNINGS CB FREng, FORMER GOVERNMENT CHIEF SCIENTIFIC ADVISER ON NATIONAL SECURITY APPOINTED SENIOR ADVISER TO CROSSWORD

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (“Crossword”) the ISDX listed tech transfer company, has appointed one of the world’s most distinguished computer scientists, Professor Nick Jennings CB FREng, as a Senior Adviser.Professor Jennings served as the government’s inaugural…

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Crossword signs agreement with MHA MacIntyre Hudson to co-market Cyber Risk Analysis Tool ‘Rizikon’

Crossword Cybersecurity has signed an agreement with Top 20 accountancy firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson to co-market Crossword’s Rizikon cyber risk analysis tool to its clients. Under the terms of the agreement, MHA MacIntyre Hudson, with…

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Blockchain: Security without the need for trust

Crossword CTO Paul Lewis and Professor Tim Watson, Director of the Cyber Security Centre at Warwick University, have co-authored an article on the potential of Blockchain to provide a ‘drop-in replacement for trust’ Click to here to…

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Bridging the Valley of Death

If you’re involved in a startup company or tech-transfer then you have probably already heard of the ‘Valley of Death’. For those of us who have never heard the term, the Valley of Death is…

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CROSSWORD SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH COVENTRY UNIVERSITY TO EXPLORE COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN TARGET-CENTRIC NETWORK MONITORING

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (“Crossword”) the ISDX listed tech transfer company, is to partner with Coventry University to jointly explore commercial opportunities leveraging research conducted at Coventry into target centric network monitoring in cyberspace.Dr Siraj Ahmed…

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CROSSWORD JOINS CYBERINVEST, THE £6.5M GCHQ & DCMS SCHEME TO BOOST WORLD-CLASS UK CYBER SECURITY

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (“Crossword”) has joined GCHQ and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport as a founder member in the launch of a new £6.5m industry and Government scheme to support cutting edge UK…

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What is Crossword?

Crossword Cybersecurity is a software company based in Richmond upon Thames, just on the edge of London.  The company was founded by Tom Ilube in early 2014 and makes products for companies to use in…

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