Telent announces the formation of Cyro Cyber ​​Limited, a new specialist cybersecurity services company


Warwick, United Kingdom, November 9, 2022 – Cyro Cyber ​​was formed to address the dynamic and growing cybersecurity needs of Telent’s core markets in critical national infrastructure, telecom service providers and other highly regulated sectors.

The new company brings together multiple cyber security competencies from across Telent’s teams into a dedicated cyber security business, creating a specialized and agile organization capable of rapid response to the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape. The new company will be led by the experienced and proven team of CEO Shannon Simpson and Chief Security Officer Paul Rose, who together have over 50 years of experience providing cybersecurity services to many of the UK’s most demanding businesses.

Cyro Cyber ​​​​will offer a full range of managed and professional cybersecurity services, from governance, risk and compliance consulting to proactive, fully managed security services. Combining the strength and scale of Telent with the cybersecurity expertise of Simpson and Rose’s leadership team creates a compelling proposition. This means the company is ideally positioned to seize the seismic opportunity presented by the rapidly growing need for cyber security services in the UK and Ireland.

Jo Gretton, CEO of Telent, commented, “The decision to create Cyro Cyber ​​will enable Telent to further expand our existing cyber capabilities, capitalize on strategic opportunities and meet operational needs. We have significant existing cyber capabilities spread across various teams within the company and consolidating this under the experienced leadership of Shannon and Paul provides instant scalability and ability to deliver highly cost-effective secure solutions and help customers continually improve their to manage growing cyber risk.”

As a separate business unit and legal entity with Telent as the controlling shareholder, Cyro Cyber ​​will be based in Telent’s offices. The Cyro Cyber ​​team will work alongside Telent colleagues to deliver customer projects and offer standalone cyber services to new customers.

Cyro Cyber ​​CEO: Simpson added, “We are very pleased to re-acquaint ourselves with Telent. We are confident that leveraging our past working relationships along with our focus and drive to provide a full suite of cyber security services for critical digital infrastructure will help establish Cyro Cyber ​​as a significant player in the market.”

Cyro Cyber’s comprehensive portfolio of cyber security services encompasses four solution areas, beginning with consulting services to advise clients on cyber policy implementation, cyber risk management and compliance with relevant laws. Its cyber architecture and engineering solutions will provide designs for customer networks to protect against cyber risks. Penetration testing services provide an independent assessment of how well a customer’s network and systems are protected from a cyber attack. Also, a suite of managed services supported by a dedicated SOC (Security Operations Center) monitors cyber threats and attacks on a customer’s network and systems in real-time, with cyber security experts advising on how to effectively mitigate these threats .

This agreement is subject to relevant regulatory approvals, which are expected to be confirmed in November.

About Telent
Telent is a leading technology company specializing in the design, build, support and management of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in mission-critical communications and technology. We enable organizations to build, enhance and operate the ICT and communications networks on which their businesses and operations depend.

Telent is at the heart of many of the UK and Ireland’s best known organisations, with a strong focus on key sectors such as transport, emergency services, network providers and the public sector. Our expertise, accreditations and knowledge make us a trusted partner for organizations at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Clients include Transport for London, National Highways, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Virgin Media, Network Rail, Openreach, Merseyside Fire and Rescue and Hinkley Point C.

About CyroCyber
Cyro Cyber ​​is a coalition of some of the UK’s most experienced and accomplished experts in cybersecurity, information assurance, data protection, IT governance and compliance. Cyro Cyber’s founders, Paul Rose and Shannon Simpson, have been in the industry since its inception and during that time have been responsible for securing key national and commercial assets. Paul and Shannon were CEO and CTO of the highly successful IT security company CNS Group, in which Telent owned 25% since 2014. Cyro Cyber ​​customers include organizations in global insurance, blue light, medical research, artificial intelligence, finance, telecom and aerospace.


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