Alastair Paterson

CEO and co-Founder
Alastair Paterson

Alastair has worked for over a decade advising secure government and FTSE 100 clients on large-scale data analytics for risk and intelligence. Before founding Digital Shadows in 2011, Alastair was International Propositions Manager at BAE Systems Detica working with clients in the Gulf, Europe, and Australasia. He holds a first class MEng in Computer Science from the University of Bristol.

Recent Posts by Alastair Paterson

Know Where to Find Your Digital Risk

November 10, 2017

This post originally appeared on SecurityWeek. Read more from CEO Alastair Paterson. Approximately 250 years ago Samuel Johnson said, “The next …

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Recognition of Hard Work and Relevance – It’s Time to Go Global

September 20, 2017

The news this morning that Digital Shadows has received $26 million in Series C funding from a number of new investors is …

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Digital Shadows’ 6th Anniversary

May 16, 2017

It’s amazing to think that the idea James and I began working on from a kitchen table in London in …

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Digital Shadows – The Innovation Continues

May 13, 2016

This week, Digital Shadows will turn five years old. Over this time, our product and engineering teams have continually worked …

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Relevance: The missing ingredient of cyber threat intelligence

February 8, 2016

Today we’ve announced the closing of our Series B investment round, led by Trinity Ventures. This $14 million will give …

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Digital Shadows Welcomes Rick Holland as Vice President of Strategy

January 19, 2016

Last year was an exciting time for Digital Shadows; we opened our new co-headquarters in San Francisco, achieved over 400% …

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Exciting Times, Exciting Team at Digital Shadows

September 4, 2015

Yesterday we announced that Stuart McClure, founder and CEO of Cylance, Inc, is joining our Board of Directors. The entire company is excited about his joining us, and James Chappell and I are especially looking forward to working with him as we further grow the company. While we are excited, Stuart’s joining our board is not the only great team news we have at Digital Shadows. Over the last few months we’ve grown our executive leadership team to map to our business goals, and I want to introduce them.

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