Privitar named in Top 10 Security Start-ups

September 02, 2019

In such an online world, individuals, organisations and companies are always facing security threats. The rise in widespread tech usage has brought with it a rise in online security solutions to help keep private information out of the wrong hands.
Utilising Tech Nation’s Data Commons service, Prolific London has taken a look at the most valuable London-based startups focused on security – including apps, tools, SaaS companies and AI-driven solutions.
Let’s see who made it into the Top 10…

1. Netsparker

Netsparker is a scalable, multi-user web application security solution with built-in workflow and reporting tools ideal for security teams. It’s available as a hosted and self-hosted solution and can be fully integrated into any development or testing environment.
The company uses its proprietary Proof-Based-Scanning technology to automatically verify false positives and save users considerable time.
Founded: 2009
Value: £230 million – £330 million

2. Tessian

Tessian is an email security platform that prevents spear phishing, accidental data loss and non-compliant activity caused by human failure on email. Companies using Tessian include Investec, rightmove, Schroders, Vernalis and more.
Tessian’s Human Layer Security (HLS) platform uses stateful machine learning to analyze inbound and outbound emails in order to automatically prevent cybersecurity threats.
Founded: 2013
Value: £131 million – £200 million

3. Privitar

Used by BT, HSBC, NHS Digital and others, Privitar creates software designed for enterprise-wide privacy protection. Privitar Publisher is a comprehensive solution for data privacy protection and governance whilst Privitar Lens provides a straightforward way to create commercial data products that safely monetise sensitive data. Privitar FastStart is specifically designed for startups and includes support and training.
Founded: 2014
Value: £131 million – £200 million

4. Callsign

Callsign specialises in realtime authentication solutions that confirm the user really is who they say they are, at work and at home. Through the use of AI, Callsign provides risk intelligence in real time, enabling organizations to intelligently adjust authentication journeys.
Their products use deep learning techniques to combine event, threat, and behavioural analytics with multi-factor authentication, securing access to services whilst uniquely ensuring the most frictionless and transparent user experience.
Founded: 2011
Value: £115 million – £170 million

5. ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage’s mission is to solve financial crime. The founder, Charles Delingpole, created the solution so that compliance professionals, who are trying to reduce financial crime, and more importantly, the nefarious activity it facilitates, weren’t hindered by ‘false-positives’. ComplyAdvantage has partnered up with regulators around the globe.
Founded: 2014
Value: £100 million – £150 million

See the full list in the original article, by Josh Peachey, here