By Claire West

Titania and their network security auditing tool Nipper Studio, were announced as the winners in two categories at the Computing Security Awards 2012.

The Computing Security Awards 2012 were held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden on Thursday the 8th of November. Organisers set up the awards to recognise the products, services and companies that have been the most impressive at protecting organisations from IT security threats. Now in their third year the awards have become well known within the industry and are widely acclaimed.

Representatives from Worcestershire cyber security company Titania travelled to London on Thursday evening to attend the awards ceremony having been made finalists in five categories. The small business was up against some very large international organisations such as Fortinet and WatchGuard but still took home the awards for Network Security Solution of the Year and the Enterprise Security Solution of the Year. Titania also received the runner up award in the SME Security Solution of the Year category, proving that small companies with innovative products can succeed in the cyber industry.

Ian Whiting, Titania CEO, said, ‘We are so pleased to have won two Computing Security Awards. Everyone in the company has worked extremely hard to make our products some of the best in the industry and it is an honour to gain this recognition from our customers and industry peers.’

Before travelling to London Mr Whiting had delivered a presentation at the Malvern Festival of Innovation titled ‘Cresting the Cyber Wave.’ He discussed the innovative steps that Titania have taken in order to grow the company, and offered advice to start-up companies looking to achieve success in the lucrative industry of cyber security.

‘The Festival of Innovation was a brilliantly inspiring event and demonstrated just how much innovation there is out there. I was very pleased to been invited to speak by the organisers KeyIQ. Receiving the awards that same evening was a great end to a very successful day for the company. Next year we are planning to take on more staff and expand our offices yet again, this will be the fourth time in two years. As a company we are very excited for the future,’ said Mr Whiting.