Global Cyber Security Innovation Summit

Pervade Software were invited to attend The SINET Cybersecurity Global Summit hosted by the US Department of Homeland Security.

The Security Innovation Network (SINET) is a community builder, strategic advisor and catalyst whose vital mission is to advance innovation and enable global public and private sector collaboration to defeat Cybersecurity threats in the U.S. and abroad.

To this end, SINET run a series of events to connect the ecosystem of the entrepreneur, including thought leaders, builders, buyers, researchers and investors across the global security community with the goal of promoting and advancing Cybersecurity innovation. One such event is The SINET Cybersecurity Global Summit which this year was hosted at The British Museum in London.

The Cybersecurity Global Summit’s objective is to build and maintain international communities of interest and trust that foster vital information sharing, broad awareness and the application of our nation's most innovative technologies to enable a safer and more secure homeland for the United States, United Kingdom and our trusted allies. The US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate supports this event along with Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) as the UK representative.

Keynote speakers included Ambassador Matthew W. Barzun, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, President of the Board of Trade, UK, and Sir Iain Lobban KCMG CB Director Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

Pervade Software's attendance at the Summit was subsidised by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills as part of their aim to encourage emerging UK cyber security firms to play a more role on the global security stage.

Other UK attendees included 6 of the recipients of the UK Technology Strategy Board's cyber security funding grants; Babble IT Systems Ltd, D-RisQ Ltd, Infinite Precision Ltd, Montvieux Ltd, PixelPin Ltd and Westgate Cyber Ltd.