News Archive 2015

Coverage from 2015 featuring the Wyche Innovation Centre and its resident companies.


Protecting against cyber attacks

Emma Philpott, CEO of The IASME Consortium Ltd, participated in a discussion about cyber crime with some of Worcestershire's key cyber security industry experts and commentators.

BQ Magazine, 1st September 2015 [read more]


Malvern emerges as cyber valley

Of all 21 locations identified by government as a tech cluster, most surprising is the picturesque and peaceful hillside town of Great Malvern. Emerging from beneath this rural exterior are 80+ companies focusing primarily on cyber-security. Dr Adrian Burden, co-founder of the Wyche Innovation Centre, provided an overview.

TechCityinsider, 24th August 2015 and associated interview with Emma Philpott


The woman behind Malvern's cyber valley

BQ reporter Frank Holwell meets Dr Emma Philpott, Founder of the UK Cyber Security Forum, to understand the true scope and value of the UK cyber security business and the makeup of 'cyber valley'.

BQ Magazine, 21st August 2015 [read more] and full article 1st September 2015  [read more


What the internet of things means for businesses: 10 things we learned 

Emma Philpott, CEO IASME Consortium Ltd, contributed to The Guardian's online web-chat and business feature on the security issues of connected devices.

The Guardian, 21st July 2015 [read more


Team Jamboree shortlisted for Co-operative of the Year award

Team Jamboree, who run Cafe H2O, have been shortlisted in for Co-operatives UK Co-operative of the Year Award. Help them win by voting on-line

Co-operatives UK website, 20th May 2015


Harriett Baldwin called in to meet some of our successful SMEs

West Worcestershire Conservative parliamentary candidate Harriett Baldwin met with small businesses as part of a national Conservative campaign to support the Government’s long-term economic plan.

Reported 29th April 2015 [read more


Team Jamboree launch campaign to raise money for a mobility scooter

Team Jamboree, who run Cafe H2O, are raising money for an all-terrain mobility scooter to be based at the Malvern Hills GeoCentre so that visitors with limited mobility can enjoy the Hills.

Malvern Gazette, 28th April 2015 [read more]


Wyche Innovation Centre and Key IQ cited in Tech City UK's TechNation Report

A survey of 21 UK technology clusters recognises the Malvern Cyber Security Cluster (#cybervalley) and the role being played by Key IQ Ltd at the Centre in facilitating its growth.

Tech City UK TechNation report, April 2015 [download]


Founder of the UK Cyber Security Forum Dr Emma Philpott features on BBC's In Business

Peter Day explores how companies are coping with the increasing demands of keeping their IT fit for purpose and managing risks and threats in cyber space.

BBC Radio 4, 9th April 2015 [listen]


Co-founder of the Wyche Innovation Centre makes the Maserati 100 list of entrepreneurs

Dr Adrian Burden, Technical Director of Key IQ and the co-founder of the Centre, is featured in the Maserati 100 list of entrepreneurs.

The Sunday Times, 22nd February 2015 [read more]


Oracle Environmental Experts team up with QuestGates loss adjusters to provide an innovative range of Environmental Risk Services to the insurance industry

News of our resident company Oracle Environmental Experts entering a joint venture with Questgates to provide property owners and occupiers with reassurance that environmental risks and liabilities have been adequately identified and assessed.

Press release, 3rd February 2015 [read more]


UK government extends Cyber Essentials to charities

The UK government has partnered with our resident company IASME Consortium and the Give01Day not-for-profit organisation to offer Cyber Essentials certification to UK charities to help them keep safe online.

SC Magazine, 27th January 2015 [read more]


Commandos Theft of Nazi Radar Turn Town Into Cyber Valley

Feature in Bloomberg Business about some of the companies in the Malvern Cyber Security Cluster and why this industry has gravitated to our region. Dr Emma Philpott, who manages the cluster from our Centre is quoted in the piece.

Bloomberg Business, London, 13th January 2015 [read more]

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