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 Chief Scientific Adviser for National Security from 2010 to 2015, providing independent scientific advice on issues of national security. He is currently Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton – the first holder of that title in the institution’s history.

Tom Ilube, Crossword’s CEO said “Professor Jennings has a unique perspective, ranging from the threats from cyber security to the challenges of commercialising university research. His advice will be invaluable to Crossword as we scale up our cyber security tech transfer activities.”

“I am delighted to be advising Tom and his team at Crossword” commented Professor Jennings. “I am keen to see more university research being commercialised and having an impact in the wider world, particularly in the crucial arena of cyber security.”

The Directors accept responsibility for this statement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Tom Ilube – CEO, Crossword Cybersecurity Plc

www.crosswordcybersecurity.com

Tel: +44 (0)208 973 2350

Email: info@crosswordcybersecurity.com

Twitter: @crosswordcyber

ISDX Corporate Advisor 

Nick Michaels and Jon Isaacs, Alfred Henry Corporate Finance Limited

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Tel: +44 207 251 3762

About Crossword Cybersecurity

Crossword Cybersecurity is a technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector. Crossword works with research intensive European university partners to identify promising cyber security intellectual property (IP) from research that our industry partners tell us meet emerging real-world challenges.

Our specialist cyber security software engineering team work with our university partners to develop the research concept into a fully fledged commercial product that we then take to market.

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