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Crossword Cybersec - Agreement with Kinnerton Confectionary

RNS Number : 2662Q
Crossword Cybersecurity PLC
18 February 2019

18 February 2019                       


Crossword Cybersecurity plc


Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM: CCS, "Crossword", the "Company" or the "Group"), the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Kinnerton Confectionary regarding the use of Crossword's secure Third-party Assurance platform, Rizikon Assurance.


Kinnerton Confectionery is Britain's largest independent manufacturer of chocolate and novelty confectionery specialising in character merchandising.  From humble beginnings in 1978, the company has grown to service a range of customers and is proud to be one of the few UK confectionery companies able to offer 'nut safe' chocolate.


Rizikon Assurance is a secure, encrypted portal used by organisations to assure their third parties and suppliers.  It contains standard questionnaires on subjects such as cyber security, GDPR, supplier on-boarding, modern slavery and anti-bribery & corruption, and also supports the customer's own question sets and scoring approaches.  It improves the scalability, security and auditability of third party assurance and due diligence via automation, centralisation and encryption.


The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.



About Crossword Cybersecurity plc

Crossword Cybersecurity plc focuses on the development and commercialisation of university research-based cyber security related software and cyber security consulting.  The Group's specialist cyber security product development and software engineering teams work with its university partners to develop the research concept into a fully-fledged commercial product that it will then take to market. The Group's aim is to build up a portfolio of revenue generating, intellectual property based, cyber security products. Rizikon Assurance, Crossword's leading product, is a SaaS platform that enables medium to large companies to assess the cyber maturity and GDPR readiness of their suppliers. Crossword's team of expert cyber security consultants leverages years of experience in national security, defence and commercial cyber intelligence and operations to provide bespoke advice tailored to its clients' business needs. 



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