Crossword Cybersecurity plc
ISDX : CCP

November 09, 2015 07:52 ET

PRESS RELEASE: Crossword joins CyberInvest

                                            PRESS RELEASE
                                                     
       CROSSWORD JOINS CYBERINVEST, THE GBP 6.5M GCHQ & DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT 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 GBP 6.5m industry and Government scheme to support cutting edge
UK cyber security research.

Launched  at  IA15,  the Government's high-profile information assurance event, CyberInvest  will  build  a
community of industry, government and academia who are committed to sustained investment in cyber  security
research.  Tom  Ilube, Crossword's CEO, committed to support the initiative alongside other  leading  cyber
security  industry  figures in the presence of Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture  and  the  Digital
Economy, and the Director GCHQ.

Tom  Ilube,  Chief Executive Officer of Crossword, the cyber security tech transfer company, said  "We  are
delighted  to  support  this  important initiative. This scheme will enable  Crossword  to  draw  upon  the
expertise  of  GCHQ, EPSRC and leading academics as we pursue our mission to commercialise  world-class  UK
cyber security research."

The  Rt  Hon  Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy said "CyberInvest is  an  exciting
initiative which brings industry, Government and academia together, and builds on the UK's reputation as  a
global leader for cyber security research. Over the last 4 years we have invested over GBP 20 million in UK
cyber security research, and the new CyberInvest scheme will play an important role in our ongoing work  to
help protect UK citizens and businesses online."


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
www.alfredhenry.com
Tel: +44 (0) 207 251 3762

9th November, 2015

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