We believe that successful PR is a partnership, so we work closely with our clients to make sure their brand is on a fast track to create a positive reputation, deepen customer relationships, identify new business, and overall become more authoritative within the industry.
At Eskenzi PR we believe in ‘breaching the PR boundaries’ to get outstanding results for our clients.
Having been at the heart of the cybersecurity industry for more than 23 years, Eskenzi’s driven team loves nothing more than keeping our clients in the spotlight and keeping their competitors in the dark!.
Behind every cyber security headline is an Eskenzi PR client.
Each Eskenzi PR team member is dedicated to helping you gain the best from PR. We offer strategic guidance, consultation, creativity and action to get the brand exposure you require to dominate the cybersecurity market. Additionally, you can expect monthly thought-leadership content, top tier coverage, and access to the best media relationships and tools in the business.
Eskenzi PR is known for building brands and taking US, European, Israeli or British companies and turning them into world renowned household names and creating a media buzz that makes them ideal for IPO or acquisition. We pride ourselves on knowing the cybersecurity industry inside and out with our clients staying with us for an average of seven years. In fact, our longest running client was Infosecurity Europe – a client that remained with us for 17 years.
Not only do we have the ear of the CISO community, but founders Yvonne Eskenzi and Neil Stinchcombe are part of industry advisory bodies, mentors for the CyberSecurity Academic Program and get involved with White Hat Events that support the cybersecurity industry’s chosen charity, NSPCC/Childline (http://www.nspcc.org.uk).
But Eskenzi is more than just a PR agency, we also organise events and start our own initiatives to connect people within the industry and bring cybersecurity to the forefront.
- Founded the news site www.itsecurityguru.org
- Organise Security Serious Week to raise awareness of cybersecurity
- Run the annual Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards
- Produce the UK’s only IT security analyst & CISO Forum for the past 14 years
- Produce the Hacker Tales – a series of stories to encourage people to think more seriously about security
- Organise the biggest press lunch at Infosecurity
- Co-host and organise the European Cyber Security Blogger’s Awards
- Hold regular marketing intelligence swapping sessions for our customers
- Partnered with Hubspot for improved marketing communications
- Hold regular think-tank lunches with the CISO community
ESKENZI PR TIMELINE
Eskenzi PR is founded and launches into the cybersecurity world with Reed Exhibitions’ Infosecurity Europe event becoming its first fully retained client.
The Y2K Millenium Bug hits and Eskenzi PR hires its first full-time employee.
Websense and Pointsec become Eskenzi PR’s first cybersecurity vendor clients. Pointsec is sold 7 years later for $500 million and the success story is immortalised in a book based on the PR and marketing techniques used to help other technology companies to drive success.
Eskenzi PR teams-up with the Israeli start-up community and starts a 15 year journey with companies such as Cyber-Ark, Tufin, Finjan, Trusteer, Imperva, Incapsula, Varonis and continuing today with Cycognito, Cybereason, Bitdam, Cynerio and Panorays.
First Eskenzi PR client is sold for a billion dollars, the start of the agency’s reputation for building multimillion-dollar companies. Further acquisition and IPO activity has included working with Cyberguard, Lancope, Secure Computing, Fortify, nCircle, Proofpoint, Lieberman, Alienvault, Janrain, Cylance, Nudata and Imperva.
Eskenzi PR launches the IT Security Analyst & CISO Forum, a chance for companies to meet a year’s worth of the industry’s most important analysts and attend a round-table debate with London’s best CISOs in just two days.
Founders, Yvonne Eskenzi and Neil Stinchcombe are invited to join Information Risk and Security sector’s White Hat Ball Committee.
US base set-up to support Eskenzi PR’s first US client, Varonis.
Success leads Eskenzi PR to open German office alongside marketing support in Australia.
Further European office opened in France.
Yvonne and Neil purchase London based office and start renovations.
Eskenzi PR wins its 20th client
To support potential competitive clients, Eskenzi PR creates sister agency, Smile on Fridays: https://www.smileonfridays.com/
To raise awareness of the seriousness of cybersecurity, Eskenzi PR launches Security Serious Week.
Eskenzi PR founds the Security Serious Unsung Hero Awards, an annual event for the cybersecurity industry’s truly remarkable individuals.
Varonis tasks Eskenzi PR to setup and its run pan-European marketing campaign with over 200 events a year.
Varonis, AlienVault and Firemon engages Eskenzi PR to run all social media platforms alongside their PR strategies.
The first Hacker Tales published and quickly becomes hugely successful during October’s European Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Eskenzi PR wins 30th client.
To recognise the agency’s contribution to export and work with overseas companies, Eskenzi PR receives the Queens Award for Enterprise, the highest accolade a British company can receive.
Eskenzi PR hosts the hottest event in town at Infosecurity Europe, The European Cybersecurity Bloggers Awards attended by over 200 industry people.
The demand to create true cybersecurity leaders through online influencing drives the start of Eskenzi PR Digital.
Established a trusted PR partner in Singapore to continue global growth.
Further PR representative signed up in Brazil.
With 24 years under its belt, the Eskenzi PR team prepares for the agency’s big party to celebrate a quarter of a century dominating the cybersecurity market.
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