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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HQLondon, GB
Size (employees)171 (est)+3%
Digital Shadows was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in London, GB
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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, Dallas, Chicago 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

-3.4 x
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Human Capital Metrics

Digital Shadows's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.
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Digital Shadows News and Updates

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

A Look Back at the ENISA Cyber Threat Intelligence-EU Workshop 2018

I recently attended the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Intelligence Workshop held in Brussels on ...

ShadowTalk Update – 11.12.2018

In this week’s ShadowTalk, we discuss the big vulnerability and exploit stories of the week. The team discuss the Cisco ...

To Pay or Not to Pay: A Large Retailer Responds to DDoS Extortion

Fans of The Sopranos or Goodfellas are well-versed in the world of extortion. Whether it is paying off Tony Soprano ...

Security Analyst Spotlight Series: Adam Cook

Organizations rely on our cyber intelligence analysts to be an extension of their security team. Our global team of analysts provide relevant ...

ShadowTalk Update – 11.05.2018

In November 2016, Tesco Bank suffered a series of fraud attacks that allowed cybercriminals to check out with £2.26m (roughly ...

81,000 Hacked Facebook Accounts for Sale: 5 Things to Know

This morning, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published an article detailing how online actors had obtained and advertised at least ...
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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 171 employees.

  • Who are Digital Shadows competitors?

    Competitors of Digital Shadows include ZeroFOX, EZBOB 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, Dallas, Chicago and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Digital Shadows have?

    Digital Shadows has 5 offices.