Cyberlytic News


Cyberlytic selected for first cohort in London Cyber Innovation Centre


Cyberlytic joins first cohort of UK Government’s new centre dedicated to cyber innovation.

Cybersecurity: Trends and Developments in 2018


Stuart Laidlaw discussed cybersecurity trends with Capital Enterprise for their blog post which features cyber startups from IDEALondon.

Cybersecurity for Wealth Managers: Interview with Stuart Laidlaw


Stuart Laidlaw, CEO answered 5 questions on the hugely important topic of cybersecurity and, specifically, for wealth managers.

We've been selected as finalists at the Cyber Security Awards 2018


We're pleased to announce that we've been shortlisted as a finalist in the "Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection" category at the Cybersecurity Awards 2018. To find out more about the awa...

E-Commerce Web Application Security Still Needs Improving


Online retailers are facing increasing challenges when securing their web applications from cybercriminals. More and more personal information is being collected when shoppers visit e-commerce website...

Breakfast Briefing: How Innovative Companies Can Mitigate a Cyberattack


We hosted a Breakfast Briefing on 10th April at our office space, IDEALondon, which is a post-accelerator centre run by Cisco, UCL and EDF Energy. We hosted the event alongside Avatu, one of our partn...

Essential Tips for Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Crime


Read a guest blog post from Innovate UK, who are the government body leading on all things innovative in the UK. We’ve all heard of cyber crime and the threat it poses. But, how serious is this thr...

Cyberlytic chosen for Plug and Play accelerator program 2018


Cyberlytic has been chosen for the Plug and Play accelerator program 2018.

2017's Top Web Application Attacks and Predictions for 2018


2017 was a year in which the challenges in cyber security continued to evolve at pace with several very high-profile data breaches appearing in the media. Whilst ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry a...

How to use machine learning and AI in cyber security


Stuart Laidlaw, CEO of UK cyber security startup Cyberlytic, also advocates using machine learning to reduce a security analyst's workload...

A Revolutionary Approach to Detecting and Preventing Web-based Attacks


AI for advanced threat detection and prioritisation of web-injection attacks.

NI tech companies celebrate successful London business mission with Belfast Partners


Top companies from Northern Ireland’s digital media, cyber security, fintech and sports tech sectors have completed a two-day business mission to London.

Cambridge Wireless Journal: Protecting against Web Threats with Artificial Intelligence


We were recently featured in an AI-focused issue of the Cambridge Wireless Journal.

The Rise of the Bots: Web Application Security


Over half of all website traffic comes from bots as opposed to humans. Staggeringly, more than half of those bots are considered to be bad bots. Good bots are the ones collecting information and perfo...

Cyber Threats are Real


Stuart Laidlaw, CEO, is part of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry member-led Cyber Security Working Group...

AI for Web Application Threats


On Thursday 12th October 2017 IBM issued an advisory notice, informing of an aggressive local file inclusion attack trend that is botnet oriented, enabling security teams to implement appropriate prot...

Artificial Intelligence: Redefining Healthcare Cybersecurity Practises


• AI will transform healthcare as we know it now. E.g. intelligent medical devices• It also has the power to secure healthcare IT systems which are continually being attacked for patient/customer data...

Detecting security breaches in good time will save the day – Equifax and lessons learnt


You may have heard. 143 million US consumers have been potentially affected by the Equifax data breach. An undisclosed amount of UK and Canadian residents have also been affected. It is not the larges...

Cyberlytic is launching an AI-based counterattack on hackers


St. John Harold explained how Cyberlytic is taking AI one step further in the cybersecurity game: “We are one of the few cyber companies using AI beyond just anomaly detection – that is, learning what...

The cyber startups working to stop the next big attack


Stuart Laidlaw says the firm is trying to cut through the noise of cyberattacks by using artificial intelligence to analyse the biggest threats. "We’re moving from a reactive to proactive defence," he...

Cyberlytic in the News


A selection of magazines and newspapers that we've featured in over the last few weeks Cyberlytic CTO, St. John Harold, shares some thoughts about how the election could be hacked:

Dealing with Security Overload


CEO, Stuart Laidlaw, describes why the triage function is business critical and how we can help reduce analyst workload with our Profiler Product.

Why businesses need military-grade security to tackle cyber-attacks


The UK Government describes cybersecurity as a tier 1 threat. This means cybersecurity is considered a threat to national security in the same way that terrorism, proliferation of weapons of mass dest...

Too little, too late: ransomeware hits NHS and businesses everywhere


Keeping ahead of endless threats is a thankless task. Software that reduces analyst workload and adapts to new threats is a good step forward #CyberThreatProfiler

Cyberlytic in the News - the story so far..


A selection of magazines and newspapers that we've featured in over the last few weeks: Featured in an article in Elite BusinessCoverage in The Independent, which also appeared on Yahoo! FinanceCovera...

Cyberlytic makes AI-based web security tech developed for UK Government available to businesses


London, UK, 4th April 2017 – UK start-up Cyberlytic is making innovative web application security technology, originally developed for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and now available to businesses ...

Cyberlytic selected as one of the UK's most disruptive tech companies


Real Business names Cyberlytic as one of the UK's most disruptive businesses in Future 50 report.

Cyber defenders, assemble


Cyberlytic CEO, Stuart Laidlaw talks to WIRED magazine.

TAG Cyber


Dr. Edward Amoroso discusses Cyberlytic's machine learning approach and how the company addresses cyber security from a risk perspective. Using Machine Learning to Risk Score Your Web Apps Dr. Edward ...

Cyberlytic wins place at the UK DCMS Exhibition 2017


Cyberlytic wins place at the UK Gov Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) CyberUK 2017 exhibition. Chosen from hundreds of nominations, Cyberlytic will be exhibiting in the Innovation Zone ...

Challenging Conventional Wisdom


Stuart Laidlaw, CEO of Cyberlytic discusses the changing face of cyber security and the introduction of artificial intelligence to combat the hackers:

Cyberlytic awarded UK MOD Cyber Contract


Cyberlytic awarded cyber contract with UK Ministry of Defence as part of a consortium to develop a Joint User Mission Planning concept demonstrator. The overall aim of the project is to demonstrate th...

Belfast Telegraph : Cyber Security Careers with massive potential


Cyberlytic is helping grow the Northern Ireland economy.  Our team of data scientists and developers come from a rich pool of cyber expertise based in Belfast and Queen's University

Uncovering the Secrets of Cyber Magic


James Hadley, CEO of Immersive Labs delves into 'magic' behind our Profiler product

Machine Learning Replaces Rules and Signatures


How to cure the NHS Malware attacks


Investment funding round


Cyberlytic secures further seed funding to support commercialisation activities and team growth.  The funds will be used to recruit additional development and commercial staff to expand sales and mark...

Cyberlytic join Cisco Post-Accelerator; IDEALondon


Cyberlytic joined the London-based post-accelerator in October 2016.  Tom Kneen, Head Of Business Development, British Innovation Gateway (BIG) at Cisco Systems said, "We are excited to have Cyberlyti...

Cyberlytic Belfast joins PwC igNIte


Cyberlytic is completing a programme of work with PwC to look at ways to jointly exploit Cyberlytic's machine learning and risk-based analytics. Will Semple, Director Cyber Threat Detection and Respon...

Cyberlytic thanked by IBM's Global Head of Security


UK Daily Telegraph: IBM’s Global Head of Security says, “The UK leads the way in machine cyber defenders thanks to startups such as Cyberlytic.

Vasco Data Security Plc invests in Cyberlytic.


After an extensive period of discussion and technical validation, Vasco completed its investment in Cyberlytic. “Vasco’s investment in Cyberlytic supports our strategy of investing in high potential, ...

Cyberlytic identified as one of Europe's hottest startups using artificial intelligence.


Both Venture Radar and Tech World identified Cyberlytic's unique approach to machine learning classification as a game changer for the cyber security industry.

Cyberlytic Secures Seed Funding


Cyberlytic secures seed funding from several angel investors and Amadeus Capital. The funding will allow Cyberlytic to build a dedicated research and development team, in order to develop enterprise f...

Cyberlytic Awarded UK MOD Contract


The UK Ministry of Defence awards Cyberlytic contract to deliver Research and Development into Cyber Risk Trends and Prediction Visualisation project. The aim of the 6 month project is to demonstrate ...

Cyberlytic scoops the award for Best Cyber Security Product


In a great week of award winning for Cyberlytic, the company scoops the award for Best Cyber Security Product at the European Commission IPACSO Innovation Awards in Brussels.

Cyberlytic wins Cambridge Wireless "Discovering Startups" award.


With over 200 high tech companies competing for the prestigious award, the judging panel consisting of tech companies such as Google and IBM, as well as venture capitalists,  selected Cyberlytic as th...

Cyberlytic shortlisted for best Cyber Security Tech Startup 2015.


Held annually, The Tech Crunch Europas are the main European Awards for technology startups.

Cyberlytic is awarded place in Europe's first cyber security accelerator programme, Cylon.


Cylon, backed by the likes of Raytheon, BAE Systems, Amadeus Capital and Chaired by former chief of GCHQ, Sir Iain Lobban, puts startups through an intensive 3-month acceleration programme to help the...

Cyberlytic Wins Firestarter Award


Cyberlytic wins Firestarter award at annual Tech Trailblazer Awards

Cyberlytic joins UK Prime Minister in US


Cyberlytic joins UK Prime Minister and 11 other cyber security startups to meet businesses and US government officials during week long business delegation.

Cyberlytic Awarded Automated Cyber Defence Contract


Cyberlytic is awarded contract to research and develop concept demonstrator for Automated Cyber Defence. Providing an automated cyber defence response based on raw, contextual and derived cyber attack...