44CON 2014 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

NCC Group


NCC Group is a leading global information assurance company, providing freedom from doubt that all critical material is available, protected, and operating as it should be at all times. Information assurance is delivered through escrow and verification, security testing, audit and compliance, software testing and web performance services.

Gold Sponsors

MWR InfoSecurity


MWR InfoSecurity is proud to be supporting 44CON 2013! Having been involved in 44CON from the beginning, MWR is keen to continue its long standing relationship with the UK’s premier security conference. As a company we invest heavily in knowledge sharing and we are proud to be a part of an event that provides a platform for discussion on the latest thinking and research in the InfoSec arena.




Akamai® is a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimising and securing online content and business applications. At the core of the Company’s solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with first class reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai enables enterprises to securely leverage the cloud, avoid data theft and downtime and protect from increasing frequency, scale and sophistication of Web attacks.




Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. In 2013, the company generated revenues of €14.2 billion with 65,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners. Thales UK employs 7,500 staff based at 35 locations. In 2013 Thales UK’s revenues were around £1.3 billion.

Silver Sponsors

Context Information Security


Context is an independently operated cyber security consultancy, founded in 1998 and focusing on providing highly skilled consultants to help organisations with their information security challenges. We work with some of the world’s most high profile blue chip companies and government organisations.




Imation’s IronKey mobile security solutions protect sensitive data. Advanced authentication and encryption meet compliance requirements, deploy secure workspaces that go anywhere employees do and allow you to maintain control of confidential data. IronKey solutions meet the challenge of protecting today’s mobile workforce, featuring secure USB solutions for data transport and mobile workspaces.




Microsoft is proud to be a sponsor of the 44CON Security Conference. 44CON provides a forum in which security researchers from all over the world, IT pros, and industry luminaries can share insights, knowledge and information to advance security research. We’re happy to be here and glad to be part of the community.

Other Event Sponsors

Digital Shadows


Digital Shadows is a cyber intelligence company that protects organisations from data loss and targeted cyber attack. By applying our award-winning blend of expertise and technology we enable organisations to exploit social, cloud and mobile technologies while keeping their security and reputations intact. Our managed services monitor millions of data sources across the visible and dark web to deliver focussed, relevant intelligence about the risks you need to mitigate.


alien8 Security


Exclusive providers of Immunity’s Canvas and Silica in Europe and Digital Shadows Partner. Immunity’s CANVAS is ground breaking software that allows you to test compliance and let your organization discover how vulnerable you really are and SILICA helps you understand the vulnerabilities of your WiFi network.

Digital Shadows is a cyber intelligence company that protects organisations from data loss and targeted cyber attack. Contact security@alien8security.com for quotes and to find out more.




Mandalorian are an independent UK-based provider of information security services with specialisms in penetration testing and malware analysis. We focus on being the easiest supplier you’ve ever worked with and being fanatical about the quality of our work.


No Starch Press


No Starch Press has long had a reputation for publishing unique books on technology, with a focus on open source, security, hacking, programming, alternative operating systems, LEGO®, science, and math.


Tiger Scheme


Tiger Scheme is an independent certification scheme that gives those commissioning security testing services confidence that they were hiring an individual or company that has been assessed to the highest standards. Tiger Scheme provides career progression through intermediate and senior level certification and technical specialist roles.




BlackBerry Security works to make BlackBerry® one of the most secure mobile platforms available. BlackBerry Security builds collaborative relationships across the industry, monitors the security threat landscape and responds rapidly to emerging incidents to provide customers with the guidance and tools they need to protect their systems and devices.


Halon Security


Halon Security is a prominent developer of bi-directional e-mail control and security. The company was founded in 2002 and is known for its award-winning e-mail security solutions, which are used by large hosting providers, non-commercial and government organizations, municipalities and companies of all sizes. Protecting millions of users world-wide, Halon is known for its quality and excellence.




CREST is a not-for-profit organisation that represents the technical information security industry, primarily penetration testing, cyber security incident response and security architecture services.

CREST offers public and private sector organisations an assurance that the technical security advisors they appoint are competent, qualified and professional with current knowledge. It also ensures that the CREST member companies they engage with have the appropriate processes and controls in place to perform the services for which they have been appointed and protect sensitive client-based information.




Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Dimension Data, E-Cop, Fujitsu, HCL, NTT, Symantec, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and a Premium Corporate Member of OWASP.




COSEINC is a Singapore based and privately funded company dedicated to providing highly specialized information security services to our clients. Founded in 2004, we are a young and dynamic company whose constitution are computer security experts, from diverse backgrounds and geographies, with distinguished credentials and experience.

It is our aim to provide our clients with the most professional and competent expertise and services at the most reasonable rates so that they can achieve the highest returns on their information technology investment.


PenTest Partners


Pen Test Partners LLP is a CHECK & CREST accredited pen testing company that is approved by the PCI Council to undertake card breach work as a PCI PFI. We investigate roughly half of all credit card data breaches in the UK which provides us with excellent real-time threat intelligence, used to augment our testing. We are a limited liability partnership for a very good reason; being in a partnership means that our people are heavily invested the company. It’s that employee ownership which inspires and drives the quality in what we do.




Nettitude is a cyber security and risk management consultancy that provides businesses and public sector organisations with governance, risk management and compliance services. Counting many of the FTSE 350 among its customers, Nettitude specialises in helping companies and organisations that can least afford to fall victim to a security breach due to the value of the data they hold, or the strict compliance regulations governing their industries.




PQChat is the world’s first commercially available post-quantum instant messenger based on the Robert McEliece cryptosystem. Every message you send has a different encrypted output.

Our mission is to empower our users so you can take back control of your data and digital life. All the data belongs to you, privately and securely. Our business model is not based on data mining you, your data or your on/offline behaviour.

Media Partners

IT Security Guru


IT Security Guru is a website containing industry news, blogs, videos, jobs and links to the best stories on the internet. Every day we look at the big stories, talk to the key people and bring the main topics to the end-user audience. Since we relaunched our website in January 2014 we have been delighted to support community events such as 44CON and we look forward to being involved in the build up to the show and attending the conference in September.


Restricted Intelligence


Restricted Intelligence has been making entertaining films for business for more than a quarter of a century, long before the term ‘content marketing’ had even been invented. More recently we were approached by two global organisations (in the same month) asking us to communicate the fundamentally dry subject of ‘information security’ to their many thousands of globally dispersed employees. We like a challenge. That’s when this all started.

Event Partners



Having spent many years in Brisbane, Australia, behind the machines in a few of its most renowned coffee hangouts; Harvey’s (under chef PJ McMillan), Au Cirque and The Little Larder, it became quickly apparent after moving to London, that the city was crying out for the simple things in life, like a good flat white.
Our Raison d’être is simple – to provide the London public with the quality and standards associated with Australian coffee culture.

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ESW Solutions


Founded in 1995, ESW Solutions has quickly become a major force in the Audio Visual industry – building on its first class reputation for customer service, quality and commitment. From a large multi room European conference to a small meeting we have the experience to make your event successful. We also produce live events for a wide range of clients, Awards Ceremonies, Talent Competitions, Festival Stages etc.

ESW is also the home to Talking Slides a unique product that gets content presented at your conference online and ready to view in a simple, cost-effective and hassle-free manner. We attend your event and capture the presentations as they happen. However, the recording of your event is just the beginning.

We take the high-definition presentation recordings and host them within our Talking Slides management system, complete with search facilities, registration options and even pay-per-view access.