Zonefox, a cyber security spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been showcased by SDI (Scottish Development International), and for its route from PhD (with Dr Jamie Graves) to the innovative product which is now being used in many companies.
Overall Zonefox focuses on detecting data loss within organisations, and addresses a problem that many organisations such as Sony, DNC, and LinkedIn have faced in the past, and especially focusing on insider threats.
Their focus, overall, is:
“Edinburgh’s one of those cities where you can walk out of university and into a job,” says Jamie. “And it’s a brilliant place to live and work. Compared with London or Silicon Valley, the relative cost – for businesses and employees – is lower, but the city still attracts world-class talent.”
On his LinkedIn blog, Prof Bill Buchanan outlines:
"We have two highly successful spin-out companies, based on a shared vision and core research, and we are just finalising the last details of a third one. One of the great things, is that you see them flourish in ways than you could never imagine, and eventually they push themselves forward in a way that academia would only constrain them."
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