Telent announces the launch of Cyro Cyber Limited, a new company dedicated to cybersecurity services
Warwick, United Kingdom, November 9, 2022 – Cyro Cyber was created to meet the dynamic and growing cybersecurity requirements of Telent’s core markets in critical national infrastructure, telecom service providers and other highly regulated industries.
The new company brings together multiple cybersecurity capabilities from different Telent teams into one dedicated cybersecurity enterprise, creating a specialized and agile organization that can respond quickly to the rapidly changing cyber threat landscape. The new company will be led by the experienced and proven team of CEO Shannon Simpson and Chief Security Officer Paul Rose, who together have over 50 years of experience providing cybersecurity services to many of the most demanding organizations. from the United Kingdom.
Cyro Cyber will offer a full suite of managed and professional cybersecurity services, ranging from governance, risk and compliance consulting to fully managed proactive security services. Combining the strength and scale of Telent with the cybersecurity expertise of Simpson and Rose’s leadership team creates a compelling proposition. This means the company is uniquely positioned to address the seismic opportunity presented by the growing need for cybersecurity services in the UK and Ireland.
Jo Gretton, CEO of Telent, commented: “The decision to create Cyro Cyber will allow Telent to further expand our existing cyber capability, address strategic opportunities and meet operational needs. We have significant existing cyber capabilities spread across different teams across the business, brought together under the experienced leadership of Shannon and Paul, providing immediate scale and capacity to deliver highly cost-effective secure solutions and help customers manage their cyber- ever-increasing risk.
Operating as a separate business unit and legal entity, with Telent as majority shareholder, Cyro Cyber will be co-located in Telent’s offices. The Cyro Cyber team will work alongside Telent colleagues to complete customer projects, as well as provide self-driving cyber services to new customers.
Cyro Cyber CEO: Simpson added, “We are delighted to be reconnecting with Telent. We are confident that leveraging our former working relationships, along with our focus and drive to provide a full range of cybersecurity services for critical digital infrastructure, will help make Cyro Cyber a strong player in the market.
Cyro Cyber’s comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity services comprises four solution areas, starting with consulting services to advise clients on how to implement cyber policies, manage cyber risks and comply with legislation relevant. Its cyber architecture and engineering solutions will provide designs for customer networks to protect against cyber risks. Penetration testing services will provide an independent assessment of how well a customer’s network and systems are protected against a cyberattack. Additionally, a range of managed services, underpinned by a dedicated Security Operations Center (SOC), will monitor cyber threats and attacks on a customer’s network and systems in real time, with cybersecurity experts advising on how respond effectively to mitigate these threats.
This arrangement is subject to appropriate regulatory approvals which are expected to be confirmed in November.
Telent is a leading technology company specializing in the design, construction, support and management of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in critical communications and technology. We enable organizations to create, enhance and operate the ICT and communication networks on which their business and operations depend.
Telent is at the heart of many of the best-known organizations in the UK and Ireland, with a strong focus on key areas such as transport, emergency services, network providers and the public sector. Our expertise, accreditations and knowledge make us a trusted partner for organizations at the forefront of the digital revolution.
Clients include Transport for London, National Highways, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Virgin Media, Network Rail, Openreach, Merseyside Fire and Rescue and Hinkley Point C.
About Cyro Cyber
Cyro Cyber is a collective of some of the UK’s most experienced and knowledgeable experts in cybersecurity, information assurance, data protection, IT governance and compliance. Cyro Cyber’s founders, Paul Rose and Shannon Simpson, have been in the industry since its inception and during that time were responsible for securing Canada’s most critical domestic and commercial assets. Paul and Shannon were CEOs and CTOs of the highly successful IT Security Business CNS group, of which Telent had owned 25% since 2014. Cyro Cyber customers include organizations in global insurance, blue light, medical research, artificial intelligence, finance, telecommunications and aerospace.