BLOCKAPT’s Success With The London Office For Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement

BlockAPT announces a major accomplishment in being successful with the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) accelerator programme, which is backed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

LORCA helps scale early-stage cyber companies in the UK and internationally.  Reinforcing BlockAPT’s mission to proactively safeguard organisation’s digital assets against persistent cyber threats today and tomorrow, LORCA chose BlockAPT as a result of our unique security centralised management platform, the team’s commitment and track record to provide one of the most advanced and intelligent cyber defence technologies available.

The success will enable BlockAPT to work with LORCA and grow on a number of fronts including new customers, technologists, partners and investors.  

Zafar Karim, CEO of BlockAPT said: “We are delighted and proud to have got through LORCA’s stringent and competitive assessment process and be chosen as one of the latest cybersecurity innovators globally. This is testament to our mission to help protect the digital security of both organisations and people through sharing our knowledge, passion and expertise with our industry game changing BlockAPT platform.  We look forward to working with LORCA to extend our reach in the UK and abroad over the forthcoming year”.

Saj Huq, LORCA’s director, said: “The arrival of our fifth cohort highlights that there is world-leading talent and cutting-edge technology available to address these challenges and enable secure, societal-wide digital transformation”.

Digital Infrastructure Minister Matt Warman said:

“We are committed to helping our innovative cyber security startups thrive and maintain our position as Europe’s leading tech hub.

“This initiative will see some of the brightest minds from across the country benefit from expert advice to turn their creative ideas into practical business tools and develop the cyber security technology of tomorrow.”

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About BlockAPT 

BlockAPT protects customers’ digital assets by unifying operational technologies against advanced persistent threats. It brings together automated threat intelligence, vulnerability management, device management and incident response management under one platform to help businesses’ Monitor, Manage, Automate and Respond (MMAR) to cyberthreats proactively and in a preventative manner. 

Created by Founder and CTO, Marco Essomba, the advanced platform offers deep integration throughout multiple layers of security. The BlockAPT platform can be deployed within hours, in the cloud or on premise, as a single pane of glass solution working seamlessly and intelligently in the background to safeguard businesses digital environments.