We're so proud to say that ITUS Secure Technologies, who have developed the product Cybrisc, have won the Cyber Den competition at CYBERUK 2023!

Founders Clare Ryan and Paul Daly impressed a panel of high profile cybersecurity leaders at the National Cyber Security Centre's inaugral Belfast event.

Based on the BBC’s popular ‘Dragon’s Den’, the ‘Cyber Den’  competition the ‘Cyber Den’ sees small businesses pitch their cyber security solutions to a panel of experts.

ITUS Secure Technologies won for its product, ‘CYBRISC’ - an innovative solution that supports the insurance industry through digitising cyber risk assessments for SMEs.  The company will now receive a year’s worth of assistance from the NSCS which will be support their ambitions of providing a secure, user friendly cybersecurity management solution for the non-technical business owner.

ITUS Secure Technologies was founded in 2018 and has offices in Belfast and Letterkenny and works with business in Ireland and the UK offering managed IT services, IT hardware, software, networks, and cyber security.  

Clare Ryan, co-founder & CEO of, ITUS Secure Technologies commented on the win saying,

“We are absolutely thrilled to have been selected as a winner of the NCSC Cyber Den at CYBERUK 2023. We look forward to working with the team at NCSC to further shape and enhance our solution for the insurance industry.

“The theme for CYBERUK 2023 was, ‘securing an open and resilient digital future’ which alludes to the fact that all businesses need to examine how today’s actions will impact the future of the cyber security ecosystem. Now, more than ever, cyber security must be at the top of the business agenda - and we look forward to promoting the cause throughout 2023 and beyond, especially with this win behind us.”

“Our team is really excited about the next 12 months and are looking forward to getting CYBRISC into the marketplace early in 2024”, said Paul Daly, co-founder and CTO.

“We’ve been actively raising our pre-seed round following our success
at the Intertrade Ireland Seedcorn competition in late 2022 and are on track to close out £500,000 in funding over the next few months. Working with the NCSC will enable us to ensure we have a secure, robust cloud-based product that will meet the needs of SMEs for managing their cybersecurity when we first launch”.

Raise Ventures have been supporting ITUS with this current fund raise.

“I have really seen the company focus on identifying the opportunity to support SME's with their security monitoring dashboard and use intel from that to educate and improve cyber policies in the insurance industry. Raise Ventures have been working with the team for more an a year and are proud to be supporting CYBRISC on their journey to accelerate and raise investment. They are thought leaders and innovators in their space and winning Cyber Den is just one indication that this is a company to watch,” comments Jenny Ervine, CEO at Raise Ventures.

To learn more about CYBRISC please visit www.cybrisc.com or contact