About us

A new standard in cyber security

CyberHive is a leading cyber security software company, with a proven record of innovation and excellence.
Offering a complete suite of threat protection modules that seamlessly integrate to block current, as well as future threats.

Unlike other companies who try to prevent the bad from happening, CyberHive focus on only allowing the known good to happen, which puts you back in control of your data and lets you focus on your core business priorities.

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20
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Years experience

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33

Employees

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£
5.5
M+

Investments

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2000 The beginning
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2013 Cloud Services
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2015 Academic Partnership
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2017 New CEO
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2018 CyberHive brand established
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2018 Government contracts
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2019-2020 Sales expansion
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2021 Investment
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2021 Focus on sustainable growth
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2022 Cyber Innovation Den winners
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2023 techUK Cyber Security Committee election
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2023 New CRO
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2000 The beginning
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Company founded

David Blundell starts company as a consultancy for network connectivity and secure infrastructure.

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2013 Cloud Services
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Openstack portfolio

Services grow through adoption of OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Platform

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2015 Academic Partnership
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Joint venture with the University of Oxford

A 3-year research project started with Oxford University to commercialise a novel breach-detection technology.

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2017 New CEO
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Alan Platt joins

Alan joins to lead commercialisation of the technology developed with the University of Oxford.

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2018 CyberHive brand established
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Trusted Cloud launched

The CyberHive brand is established with the launch of patented “Trusted Cloud” technology.

The company grows to five employees.

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2018 Government contracts
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Gatekeeper developed

Backed by Angel Investor seed funding, at the request of a UK Government department CyberHive Gatekeeper for Office 365 is launched to further secure the distributed workforce.

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2019-2020 Sales expansion
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Testing product-market fit

Client base expanding and consistent sales growth enables CyberHive to reach nine employees and develop a long-term strategy.

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2021 Investment
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Equity funding for growth

£1.8M equity investment led by Mercia Asset Management and 24Haymarket to further grow the team through key senior leadership hires.

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2021 Focus on sustainable growth
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Innovation

Constant innovation has led to a strong enterprise product portfolio and enables further roadmap development of technology for the post-quantum era.

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2022 Cyber Innovation Den winners
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Cyber Innovators 2022

CyberHive announced as the winners of Tech UK’s Cyber Innovation Den Pitching Competition 2022.

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2023 techUK Cyber Security Committee election
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Cyber security management committee

COO Sarah Blundell is part of the techUK Cyber Security Management Committee engaging with government and senior industry stakeholders

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2023 New CRO
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Chris Hemmings joins

Chris will oversee all commercial aspects of the company’s go-to-market, sales, marketing and partnerships, working in close alignment with the operations and engineering teams.

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We focus on the problems that other technology solutions tend to ignore.

The real problem is that staggeringly over 95% of data breaches have an element of human error. We all make mistakes. 

All of our solutions are underpinned by zero trust principlesso no single error can cause a risk to data security

Cyber security is not just a technology decision, it’s a business decision.

Our mission

To build innovative and trusted products, that protect our clients from constantly evolving digital threats.

The future

To set the benchmark for cyber security, making cyber crime a thing of the past​.

Meet the team

Our leadership team brings decades of technology and commercial expertise across multiple domains.  Working with talented Developer, Operations, Marketing, and Business Development experts the company follows an agile ethos across the business to enable innovation and adaptability to meet the needs of current and future clients.

David Blundell
Founder & CTO

David is a tech visionary, skilled at spotting trends and leading teams to realise them. Outside work, he enjoys restoring old cars, planning home renovations, and experimenting with cooking. His major achievement lies in rallying a top team for his vision at CyberHive.

Alan Platt
CEO

Alan seamlessly transitions between finance, marketing, and engineering tasks. A whisky enthusiast, he manages an online tasting club and enjoys weekend DIY projects. His achievements include launching CyberHive and aiding in a top-decade scientific advancement in cell culture.

Sarah Blundell
Chief Operating Officer

Sarah oversees our technology delivery and manages office essentials. A school governor and charity volunteer, she’s also passionate about baking. She relishes in walking and time with children on swings. Notably, she’s completed the Queen’s Guide, met Princess Margaret, and participated in the MoonWalk for breast cancer research.

Graham Lenton
Head of Engineering

Graham directs CyberHive’s Development team and has a rich history at BBC Monitoring, where he led development team and played guitar for Monitörhead. Passionate about family, cycling, cooking, and blues/rock guitar, he notably pioneered the BBC’s first responsive website.

Pat Pruchnickyj
Head of Product Marketing

Pat excels in product positioning and technical evangelism, is a champion ice figure skater and hot air balloonist. Off-duty, they craft hi-fi amplifiers, restore vintage cameras, and delve into film photography and running.

Chris Hemmings
Chief Revenue Officer

Chris steers our revenue team, collaborating with key departments for growth. He’s represented England in Water Polo and the South in school chess. Outside work, he values travel, cultural connections, and quality time with family and friends, with a keen interest in sports.

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Why CyberHive

CyberHive protects the most valued organisations, their people data, and assets, with patented technology that is simple, secure and performant. Deployed in minutes, we enable our customers to focus on their growth, profitability and innovation.

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