44CON 2016 Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor
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NCC Group


NCC Group is a FTSE 250 listed global expert in cyber security and risk mitigation, working with businesses to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

With our knowledge, experience and global footprint, we are best placed to help businesses identify, assess, mitigate & respond to the risks they face.

We are passionate about making the Internet safer and revolutionising the way in which organisations think about cyber security.

Headquartered in Manchester, UK, with over 30 offices across the world, NCC Group employs more than 1,850 people and is a trusted advisor to 15,000 clients worldwide.


Gold Sponsors



SecureWorks is a global provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions exclusively focused on protecting its clients from cyberattacks. SecureWorks’ solutions enable organisations to fortify their cyber defences to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritise and respond rapidly to security breaches and predict emerging threats.      





BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. We secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Company trades under the ticker symbols “BB” on the Toronto Stock Exchange and “BBRY” on the NASDAQ.

For more information, visit www.BlackBerry.com.


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At Amazon, we are obsessed with customer trust. Information Security maintains this by guarding the confidentiality and integrity of Amazon and customer data. We assess risk, classify data and systems, detect potential intrusion, and render useless the value of data that may be leaked.

Our teams span over 10 countries worldwide, and our focus areas include: security intelligence, application security, incident response, security operations, risk and compliance, acquisitions and subsidiaries, and external partner security. Our mission includes instilling awareness to safeguard all customer and employee data, applications, services, and assets. To accomplish this, we unite with Amazon organizations to build security best practices into enterprise-wide systems. Our guidance and leadership equip our partners to maintain high security standards.

We’re hiring new security talent!


Silver Sponsors



Context is an independently managed cyber security consultancy that employs some of the best in the industry, we work on prestigious projects for clients that include some of the world’s most high profile blue chip companies. Our consultants are passionate about the technical and commercial side of security services. Our broad service portfolio covers the areas of security penetration testing and assurance, incident response and investigations, and technical security research. We are certified by CESG and CPNI for the Cyber Incident Response scheme and we helped to establish CREST and its associated standards

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 Digital Justice


The Ministry of Justice Digital and Technology team design, build and support digital services that make a real difference to people and their families using the justice system at some of the most difficult times of their lives.

Last year we saw nearly 1 million people interact with our simple to use, effective digital services which are built around user needs. We continue to play a major part in improving access to justice and the services we build help make that experience considerably easier and less distressing.

Our team make sure our 74,000 staff have the tools and technology they need to provide critical services which keep tribunals, courts and prisons operating effectively across 1800 sites.

We are using digital, data and technology to build capability, work smarter and more efficiently while reducing costs. In the next 4 years we want to create a digitally enabled end-to-end justice system which can adapt and respond to changing needs.

If you’re interested in joining our team, send your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@digital.justice.gov.uk




BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services; local, national and international telecommunications services; higher-value broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services.

BT Security protects both BT and its corporate and government customers. To help these customers manage and maintain resilient networked IT infrastructures round the clock, 365 days a year, BT offers a full portfolio of security consulting and managed services, including secure networking, business continuity, and identity and access management services.

To hear more from our security experts visit: www.bt.com/letstalk/security




Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft remains dedicated to software security and privacy and continues to collaborate with the community of people and technology organizations helping to protect customers and the broader ecosystem.

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Black Duck Software 


Organisations worldwide use Black Duck products to secure and manage open source software, eliminating pain related to open source security vulnerabilities and open source license compliance.We offer subscription-based software products and on-demand audit services.Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Burlington, MA, Black Duck is a privately held company with 200+ employees and more than 1,300 Customers.

Our Products and Services:

  • Identify and inventory open source software used to build applications
  • Map to known vulnerabilities and license requirements through an automated process that compares the inventory of open source software against Black Duck’s comprehensive Knowledge Base, the National Vulnerability Database, VulnDB, and other databases 
  • Continuously monitor for and alert teams when new open source vulnerabilities that impact the inventoried software are discovered
  • Assist teams in remediation with robust orchestration and policy enforcement features




Memset provide highly secured, transparently priced and intelligently designed, UK-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud hosting to developers, businesses & government.

Our secure cloud computing services offer outstanding performance and value, the highest security accreditations and the latest technology. All backed by meaningful, industry leading SLAs with 99.95% uptime and 24/7/365 UK-based support. Customers include HSBC, BBC, Boots, GDS, Cabinet Office, Home Office, University of Westminster and many more.


Thinkst Canaries 


Thinkst Canaries are deployed (and loved!) by companies all over the world. Canary allows you to deploy high quality, mixed interaction honeypots in under 4-minutes with almost zero management overhead. This means you can deploy them and forget about them, until you receive a single high quality alert that lets you know your other safeguards have failed. From Silicon Valley Unicorns to Australian Universities, from Multinational banks to small law firms, Canaries are keeping watch and blowing the whistle on otherwise undiscovered intrusions.


Traditional methods of detection look for attacks, but most attackers look like regular users (not attackers!) – Canary turns your home-ground advantage into a simple, reliable method of revealing your attackers. Simple, reliable and proven world wide. Canary. Know when it matters.

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Cyber Strategy is part of our DNA.

Through our Define-Defend-Detect-Respond and Assure services, we enable our customers to enhance their security posture, reduce risk and improve their cyber security strategy for the longer term.We are an award winning global leader in the creation and development of cyber security strategy. We work closely with leadership teams and the board to help organisations gain situational awareness around their current cyber security posture. We conduct both paper based, and technology focused assessments to quantify organisations cyber security capabilities. Through a series of robust frameworks, we then define high level cyber security objectives that will move the organisation to a mode of operation that is aligned with their risk tolerance.

 Nettitude’s highly experienced consulting team is then able to support the organisation build their cyber security strategy, allowing for quantifiable measurements to take place to track progress towards the organisations overall goals. Nettitude’s team of testers hold the highest technical qualifications available and provide risk based, real world, human led testing services. This includes, penetration testing from the advanced techniques of Simulated Targeted Attack and Response (STAR) through to the broader assurances of Cyber Essentials, social engineering, red teaming exercises, and vulnerability assessments.




CheckSec are proud to be back at 44CON for another year! This year we will be bringing you Canopy 3, the next iteration of our security assessment management and reporting solution. Canopy 3 adds a number of major improvements and new features, including tracking the full assessment lifecycle: from opportunity through to report delivery.

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Tigerscheme is a commercial certification scheme for technical security specialists, backed by University standards and covering a wide range of expertise.

Tigerscheme was founded in 2007, on the principle that a commercial certification scheme run on independent lines would give buyers of security testing services confidence that they were hiring in a recognised and reputable company.

Tigerscheme provides for career progression through entry level certification, intermediate level certification, and senior and technical specialist roles. Certification under Tigerscheme provides a formal recognition of an individual’s skills, and is awarded on the basis of a rigorous independent assessment against published and widely-accepted standards.


Pen Test 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.


 Positive Technologies 


Positive Technologies is a leading global provider of enterprise security solutions for vulnerability and compliance management, incident and threat analysis, and application protection. Commitment to clients and research has earned Positive Technologies a reputation as one of the foremost authorities on Industrial Control System, Banking, Telecom, Web Application, and ERP security, supported by recognition from the analyst community.

Learn more about Positive Technologies at ptsecurity.com

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.

ESW Solutions

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.