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Cyberfort Group adds its name to the UK security partner ranks

Security player launches aiming to provide a fresh option in the cyber channel

There has been plenty of consolidation in the channel so far this year but there are also signs of fresh entrants setting a course to make an impact in the in-direct world.

Having started life buying up a couple of ex-MOD nuclear bunkers in the summer of 2017 and turning them into secure facilities to house managed secure cloud, hosting and co-location services the Cyberfort Group is just two years old.

The firm rolled out a penetration testing service in February last year and then added advisory consultancy Agenci into the business in June 2018 and then assurance and monitoring player Auriga Consulting in April this year.

The business is now 125 staff strong, running out of five locations and is ready for its official entry into the market.

"We’re launching Cyberfort to help businesses of all sizes understand that the threat they face is very real, but tackling it needn’t be an impediment to business growth," said Andy Hague, CEO of Cyberfort Group.

"Organisations should approach cybersecurity as an opportunity to unlock new revenue streams and add value to the business, allowing them to focus on growth and innovation in a secure and sustainable manner," he added.

Hague said that the firm that over the past couple of years it had been building up its operation and had the technical staff to be able to deal with customer problems and it was positioning itself as a provider able to make sure that customers got the best out of any IT investments they made.

"Countering the financial motivation of cybercriminals requires an expert partner to advise on the potential risks your business faces, help detect if these risks exist within your organisation, and defend you against those risks should they materialise – but ensuring optimised business operations on every level," he said.

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