Global Security pipeline (globalsecuritypipeline.com), the leading independent source of online business news and data on the cyber, physical and identity security and defense sectors is delighted to announce that UK Trade & Investment is sponsoring the Cyber Security Finance Forum 2011 (“CSFF 2011”). The event will take place at the British Embassy in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 18.
“We are thrilled to be hosting CSFF 2011 at the British Embassy. Cyber Security is an increasingly critical global issue that affects countries, corporations and individuals. This is an important event that brings together cyber leaders, investors and stakeholders, all working together to invest in and develop technologies and solutions that detect, protect and prevent attacks in cyberspace,” commented Terry Shear, Vice Consul, UKTI.
The Cyber Security Finance Forum is being launched as the sector starts to dominate the security investment landscape. Cyber security was the strongest sector from an M&A perspective in 2Q11, representing 40% of all M&A deals. During the last 12 months Global Security pipeline has recorded private equity and venture capital investment of over $11 billion in cyber security, making it the largest security vertical in terms of investment, ahead of the more established physical security sector. Douglas Lloyd, CEO of Global Security pipeline commented: “CSFF 2011 brings together a dynamic combination of institutional investors and high growth companies to discuss and promote the development and deployment of solutions and technologies that are critical in combating increasingly serious cyber threats globally.”
CSFF 2011 offers a unique opportunity for high-growth companies in the sector seeking capital, contemplating acquisition/recapitalization, or another form of transaction, to present their business strategy to investors and stakeholders active in this sector. It also includes an expert panel of advisers to discuss the M&A and investment landscape and business opportunities.
For more information on sponsoring, presenting or attending the Cyber Security Finance Forum 2011, please contact Rashmi Nelson at 516-801-0536 or by email.
About Global Security pipeline
Global Security pipeline, the online daily news and data service, is the leading independent source of information about the physical, cyber and identity security and defense sectors. Our news team delivers real-time business news and identifies the latest and most relevant regulatory and policy announcements, investment, M&A and new funds and fund closes. This news is supplemented with opinion-pieces based on in-depth interviews with senior-level executives, advisers, investors and policy-makers. Our premium suite of desktop and mobile services provides access to subscription-based business news, transaction data (VC/PE, M&A) and a global directory of professionals active in the sector. Global Security pipeline also offers customized research and senior-level networking events including the Homeland Security Finance Forum and the Cyber Security Finance Forum.
UKTI is the British Government's economic development arm, and provides free and confidential services in support of companies establishing and growing their business in the UK (ukinvest.gov.uk). In addition to the traditional economic development functions of site selection and advice on incorporation, taxation, visas, etc, UKTI also provides access to key industry and technology networks in the UK, relevant academic research initiatives, and UK government departments.
UKTI has a proactive role of facilitating overseas investment in the UK and enabling domestic business to expand confidently overseas. UKTI services bring together a network of business sector specialists and support teams around the UK and in British Embassies and posts all around the world.
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Ryan Nalty, UK Trade & Investment
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