British cyber security startup accelerators

Tamlin Magee
Tamlin Magee

Tamlin Magee

Tamlin is online editor at Techworld and ComputerworldUK. He has previously covered a wide range of beats at a variety of publications, from European channel markets, enterprise cloud and privacy to architecture, design, film and music. He is particularly interested in the intersection between technology, the political sphere and the day-to-day.

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The UK is only behind Israel and the United States in cybersecurity investment spending. Companies like Darktrace have proved that Britain is more than capable of producing world-class cyber startups - taking in valuations in hundreds of millions on the global stage.

But all startups have to begin somewhere.

And while there aren't an enormous number of accelerators and incubators in the UK that focus on cyber security alone, the list is growing. For example, British intelligence agency GCHQ recently partnered with the National Cyber Security Centre and Telefonica's startup division Wayra to mentor British companies with big ideas in cyber security - and to promote the industry in the same way the fintech sector has enjoyed.

Read on for the infosec incubators and accelerators in Britain today.

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