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We continue our 2019 infographic series on tech companies with a look at 485 tech companies that have skills in security / infosec.

Company Connecting has details of 4,700 tech companies on its database of which 3,000 are in Scotland. So about 10% of the tech companies have some cyber security /infosec skills.

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We continue our "In a Nutshell" with Alexandra Nima of The Sophisticated Geek. She covers some of her background and how she got into IT.

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We continue our "In a Nutshell" with Agron Elshani of Uprospr. Here he tells us a bit about his life, company and how he got into IT.

UProspr is a talent acquisition platform aiming to help employers make better hiring decisions and boost diversity in the workplace. We provide in-house recruitment teams with the tools to attract, assess and select best-fit people to interview, without unconscious biases influencing decisions.

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Company Connecting continues to look at different ways of representing the details of tech companies on our database. The map below provides information on companies by size and location. Clicking on each of the dots will provide further  details. This is a continuation of our Cyber Security series.

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We continue our "In a Nutshell" series with Steve Ross of Shackleton Technologies.

What is Shackleton Technologies and what do they do?

IT Managed Services Provider with HQ in Dundee. We specialise in IT infrastructure whether on-premise or in the Cloud. We also provide business continuity, disaster recovery and IT security solutions. We wrap all this up together through a strategic approach to IT with our clients. We look to build an IT roadmap for them over 2 to 5 years so they can invest and budget accordingly. IT is the base from which most companies are built. We work best with client who value this approach.

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We continue our "In a Nutshell" and Romanian series' with Sorina-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava.

What is Endava and what do they do?

We started in 2000, as a consulting firm delivering IT strategy and architecture services to some of the world’s largest banks and payments companies. Since then we have understood the changing needs of our customers and evolved into an IT Services organisation built on a foundation of industry expertise, engineering excellence and offshore delivery, committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers for the people who work for us.

Photograph of Sornia-Alexandra Tocaci accompanying the article In a nutshell with Sornia-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava

By the end of the 1950s, Romania was one of the only 8 countries who managed to create an electronic computer. As a communist country, the state supported the IT field as it was in a continuous competition with the other imperialist countries. The year of 1989 put the freshly democratised Romania in a situation where smugglers and fraudulent privatisations became normal and most of the IT specialists felt like there’s no future for them in this country, so they left to work in more developed countries. Despite this, few of those who stayed decided to open their own businesses and some of them are now being on the international market e.g. Bitdefender. 

Photograph of the Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest accompanying the article Company Connecting takes a look at the IT market in Romania

Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England. The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the DH, DL, NE, SR and TS post codes to identify the companies to include from our database in this infographic.

An image of the Angel of the North accompanying the Company COnnecting Infographic IT and Telecoms companies infographic: North East England 2019

The infographic below contains details of the tech companies with Cyber Security skills on Company Connecting. It accompanies our infographic which provides information on size, age, skills etc.

 

Wordcloud of cities accompanying the article Cyber Security Maps and City word clouds | Company Connecting

Cybersecurity breaches have been on the increase in the past couple years and there is no sign of it slowing down as we move deeper into the information age. Nearly half of all UK businesses have reported cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months.  But what is cybersecurity?

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