RandomStorm Reigns On Northern Tech Parade

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Apr 04, 2014 01:47 am PST

Network vulnerability management vendor, RandomStorm, has been recognised in the Northern Tech Awards as one of the top 50 technology companies in the North of England, based on revenue.

Organised by international technology investment banking group, GP Bullhound, the Northern Tech Awards recognise technology companies with rapidly increasing revenues. A team of experienced technology sector corporate financiers identify the leading firms in the sector.

After studying its revenue growth over the past three years, RandomStorm was ranked 13th out of the top 50 fastest growing technology companies based in the North of England.

This is the latest in a series of accolades for the rapidly growing RandomStorm, which was founded in 2007, in West Yorkshire, by Andrew Mason and Robin Hill, to provide information security products and world-class consultancy services to enterprises and SMBs.

In November 2013, RandomStorm was listed as the 21st fastest growing technology company in the UK in the Deloitte Fast 50. Using the Deloitte formula, the company calculated that its revenue grew by 1062% between 2009 and 2013.

RandomStorm has steadily grown its customer base of retailers; financial institutions; transport companies; local councils; utilities companies and premier league football clubs and is listed among the top three fastest-growing companies in the North of England.

To maintain the company’s rapid growth, the company has recently made a number of senior appointments, including hiring former AppSense founder, Tony Bolland, as Non Executive Director.

At the start of the year, RandomStorm opened its first London office, to enable its team of data protection, security and compliance experts to be based close to customers in the financial district. In March, RandomStorm opened its first Scottish office and appointed country manager, David Burnett, to provide a local base to support customers in the oil and gas; hospitality; and call centre industries.

Andrew Mason, Technical Director and co-founder of RandomStorm commented, “We are delighted to gain recognition in the Northern Tech Awards. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our existing customers and our employees for their unstinting service, which enables us to continue delivering first rate security products and expert consultancy to organisations worldwide. RandomStorm continues to gain and retain customers, owing to the team’s outstanding service, and we are well on track with our UK recruitment and expansion plans for 2014. We look forward to being ranked in the Northern Tech Awards top ten next year.”

RandomStorm provides vulnerability scanning; network security monitoring products and consultancy services, to help public and private sector companies to continuously improve their security posture and comply with industry guidelines and data protection regulations. The company is a CESG CHECK security consultancy and certified as both an Approved Scanning Vendor and Qualified Security Assessor by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.

About RandomStorm:                                                                                             

RandomStorm is a UK-based network security, vulnerability management and compliance company, focused on providing enterprise-level, proactive security management tools and services. RandomStorm’s experienced and certified security experts are able to offer customers a wide range of integrated world-class security vulnerability assessment and professional security services. Covering initial consultancy and gap analysis through to network and application testing, as well as managing client’s business compliance accreditation process, RandomStorm aims to work with organisations to ensure that their security investment is fully optimised on a 24/7/365 basis.

RandomStorm’s core products are supported by a range of complementary monitoring, alerting and remediation tools and services developed under the RandomStorm Open Source Initiative.

RandomStorm is a CESG CHECK security consultancy as well as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).  Please visit http://www.randomstorm.com for further information.

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