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Digital Shadows is the cyber threat intelligence company that delivers “beyond the boundary” security for safer digital business.

By applying our award-winning blend of expertise and technology we enable organizations to embrace digital business while protecting themselves from data loss and targeted cyber attack.

We serve clients across the globe and in a range of sectors, including: 

  • pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
  • oil, gas and mining
  • engineering
  • local and central government
  • healthcare
  • national security, intelligence and law enforcement
  • defense and defense industrial base

Since our launch in 2011 we have quickly caught the attention of the industry, media and analysts. After receiving innovation awards from SWIFT, Cisco and the Technology Strategy Board we were named a Gartner Cool Vendor for 2013.  We went on to win a place in the FinTech Innovation Lab and were named in The FinTech 50 “most innovative and disruptive brands in financial technology” in Europe for 2014.

Backed by venture capital, and with a flair for innovation, unique technology and a talented team, we’re a growing company offering cyber threat intelligence services and are committed to helping our clients exploit social, cloud and mobile technologies whilst keeping their security and reputations intact.

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Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)178(+5%)

Key People/Management at Digital Shadows

Alastair Paterson

Alastair Paterson

James Chappell

James Chappell

Emily Biggs

Emily Biggs

VP, Product and Engineering


VP of Worldwide Sales
Chris Brown

Chris Brown

VP, EMEA and APAC Sales
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Digital Shadows Office Locations

Digital Shadows has offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Dallas and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf
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Digital Shadows Financials and Metrics

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Digital Shadows total Funding

$48 m

Digital Shadows latest funding size

$26 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Digital Shadows investors

Digital Shadows's latest funding round in September 2017 was reported to be $26 m. In total, Digital Shadows has raised $48 m. Digital Shadows's latest valuation is reported to be £91.7 m.
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Financial Leverage

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Digital Shadows Online and Social Media Presence

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Digital Shadows News and Updates

Digital Risk Protection Software 2019 Global Market Key Players – PhishLabs, Proofpoint, Digital Shadows, ZeroFOX, Axur, SAI Global, DigitalStakeout, Waverley Labs – Analysis and Forecast to 2024

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Digital Risk Protection Software Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Lockpath and Digital Shadows partner to advance digital risk management

Lockpath, a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, and Digital Shadows, a leader in digital risk management and relevant threat intelligence, today announced a new partnership to strengthen how organizations manage and mitigate risk. […]

Hot UK cyber startup Digital Shadows has raised $26m

One of the UK's high-flying cyber security startups has attracted fresh funding from venture capital investors to fuel global expansion amid the growing threat to business of cyber crime. Digital Shadows, which emerged from fintech hub Level39 in Canary Wharf and boasts the Bank of England among …
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Digital Shadows Blogs

Extortion Exposed: Sextortion, thedarkoverlord, and SamSam

In our most recent research, A Tale of Epic Extortions, the Digital Shadows Photon Research Team approached the topic of ...

Six Steps for Security Professionals to make the most out of the RSA Conference

This year’s RSA Conference is March 4th-7th in San Francisco. As always, it is a long and exhausting week for ...

Photon Research Team Shines Light On Digital Risks

I’m very excited to announce the launch of the Digital Shadows’ Photon Research Team. We have decided to bolster our ...

Introducing Our Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk

Download a copy of A Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk   Digital Footprints and Digital Shadows Back when Al ...

ShadowTalk Update – 2.11.19

Alex and Jamie join Harrison to discuss how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intelligence services compromised iPhones through the “Karma” ...

CISO Spotlight: Security Goals and Objectives for 2019

I recently joined our ShadowTalk podcast to discuss 2019 planning and prioritization. If you listen, you will notice that I’m ...
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Digital Shadows Company Life and Culture

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Digital Shadows Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Digital Shadows founded?

    Digital Shadows was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Digital Shadows key executives?

    Digital Shadows's key executives are Alastair Paterson, James Chappell and Emily Biggs.

  • How many employees does Digital Shadows have?

    Digital Shadows has 178 employees.

  • Who are Digital Shadows competitors?

    Competitors of Digital Shadows include ZeroFOX, Cred and Xignite.

  • Where is Digital Shadows headquarters?

    Digital Shadows headquarters is located at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

  • Where are Digital Shadows offices?

    Digital Shadows has offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Dallas and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Digital Shadows have?

    Digital Shadows has 5 offices.