As one of the world's most digitised societies, the capital's market is ready and waiting with a diverse base of customers – 74% of UK businesses name cyber security as a high priority.
London attracts top experts and the numbers prove it. The capital is home to the biggest developer population in Europe and a deep talent pool of more than 100,000 cyber security professionals.
Few global cities can match the vibrancy of London's research environment. Academia, business and government are energised by collaboration, with backing from four London universities recognised as Academic Centres of Excellence in cyber security research.
London is quite simply the best place for TradingHub to be located as our staffing needs require finance experience, coding expertise and graduates with strong results from great universities.TradingHub
4. Government support
Cyber companies in London fully support the government's £1.9bn investment to the UK's National Cyber Security Strategy, rolling out until 2021. Their mission is simple: to make Britain "the safest place in the world to live and do business online".
A total of 49% of UK venture capital investment into cyber security goes to London firms. Avast, one of the world’s largest consumer antivirus suppliers, was one of the largest IPOs on the London Stock Exchange in 2018.
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