"There was a market gap in that the current solutions are aimed at large enterprises - there is very little penetration of SMEs. But we are aiming at large industry as well," she says.
As a broader-based R&D lab, the firm continues to invest in other products although a contact from HP generated by last week's award looks set to set to occupy her attention for some time. The US firm is intrigued by the potential to use Ascema in its own operations.
Garside cautions that the software is still only in its pilot phase but already GeoLang has a name for itself beyond the confines of its immediate web of friends and funders.
The UK has a weak record of creating sustainable security startups but the list of firms that went head to head at last week's Infosecurity Show was encouraging enough to suggest that something has finally changed for the better.
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