Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Cyber security firm named as export star for second year running

Andrew HenwoodCyber security specialist firm Foregenix has been named for a second year running in the Sunday Times Lloyds Export Track 100.

The company ranked at number 69 and was one of the only two cyber security businesses to feature in the table, which lists Britain’s small and medium-sized private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Foregenix’s international sales increased by 49 percent over the past two years and reached £5.2m in 2017.

The Marlborough-based firm opened new offices in Mainz, Germany and Sydney, Australia in 2017 and in January this year it opened an office in São Paulo, Brazil. The total number of offices now stands at seven.

According to the Sunday Times, Foregenix’s growth reflects the rise in ‘sophisticated and targeted cyber-attacks, coupled with stringent customer data protection regulations’.

It says the Foregenix ‘team of globetrotting cyber-crime consultants, and its malware scanners, website security and payment protection software is popular with multinational clients’.

CEO Andrew Henwood said: “We’re very grateful for the recognition and delighted to make the cut into the Sunday Times Lloyds Export Track 100 again this year.

"We’re very excited about what we’re doing at Foregenix and believe that we are making a hugely positive difference for organisations around the world in helping them to defend their businesses from cyber threats.

"Our success is ultimately due to our clients and our talented teams around the globe – we’d like to thank them for their trust and support.”