13th - 15th July, 2021
Virtual Conference


For the sixth time, we have partnered with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and TechUK, to look for the most creative and original cyber security companies in the country, one of which will be crowned The UK’s Most Innovative Cyber SME 2021. 

This year’s record number of applicants were judged by three industry experts: Innovate UK’s Deputy Challenge Director Agata Samojlowicz CISSP, Global Transatlantic CEO Andy Williams, and Infosecurity Magazine Editorial Editor, Eleanor Dalloway.

We are now proud to announce the 14 winning SMEs, who will all be taking part in the Cyber Innovation Zone and demonstrating their solutions/products in the Cyber Innovation Showcase


  • BlockAPT Limited
  • Conatix
  • Enclave Networks
  • Keyless 



  • Logically
  • NWPRO Ltd
  • Polydigi Tech Ltd
  • Red Sift 
  • Risk Ledger
  • Security Alliance Limited
  • Senseon Tech Ltd


The winner will join an impressive list of past winners including Hack The Box (2019), KETS Quantum Security, Check Recipient (now trading as Tessian) (2017), Device Authority (2016) and Geolang (2015), and along with the 13 runners up, will be invited to join DCMS at the Cyber Innovation Zone and offered an event exhibition package at Infosecurity Europe 2021.

The competition was open to:

  • Micro, small and medium business registered in the UK and;
  • Principally a cyber security company and;
  • Be selling products or services originating substantially in the UK or adding significant value to a product or service originating outside of the UK and;
  • Have never previously participated in the DCMS Cyber Innovation Zone at Infosecurity Europe and
  • Are not currently registered to exhibit at Infosecurity Europe 2021 in any other capacity.

All competition winners acknowledge that an administration fee of £290+VAT is payable by them to the event organisers in order to exhibit at the event and receive all winners’ benefits.

Full T&Cs available here



Applications were received until Friday 7th May 2021. Soon after this date, DCMS will convene an expert panel to decide the runners up and winner.