Meet the Spears

The experience of a large enterprise with the flexibility of a start-up.

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The Spear Story

Spear Shield are a team of enthusiastic, cybersecurity risk and mitigation experts. 

The businesses quick success to date has been achieved by working closely with business leaders and IT teams, understanding core business drivers, challenging conventional approaches to legacy cybersecurity strategies and enabling our customers to mitigate risk and exceed their cybersecurity goals.

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“Ruthless time management, beats 24/7 'hustle' every day of the week. Endless nights and fatigue brings poor decisions and tanks productivity. High calibre strategic execution done consistently – with a clear head, focus and energy is unmatched to beat. Welcome to Spear Shield.”

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Spear Shield Director & Owner

Max H.

Max is an approachable, strategically minded business owner with a genuine passion for all things cyber and risk.

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Spear Shield Director & Owner

Rocky L.

Rocky is an easy going, cyber-savvy business owner with an appetite to help reduce the cyber related risks companies are presented with.

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Spear Shield CTO

Josh B.

Josh is a passionate CTO who is a firm believer that every organisation is different and takes pride in his approach to learning about his customer's environments and cybersecurity strategies.

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Spear Shield Customer Success Manager

Vicky H.

Vicky is a passionate Customer Success Manager who prides herself on her ability to effectively communicate with people and customers.

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Spear Shield Director

Steve C.

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Spear Shield Director

James S.

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How does Spear Shield help solve cybersecurity challenges?


Phishing Simulations delivered as a fully managed service.


Lead-less threat hunting and proactive incident response 24/7, 365. 


Reduce employee click-rates to 0% with real-time end-user awareness training.


Protect your business against advanced cyber attacks with Spear Shield's portfolio of cyber solutions.


Phish fighting, threat hunting, cyber risk mitigation experts.

Based in Ipswich, Suffolk. Spear Shield are a team of cybersecurity risk and mitigation experts who align their award-winning solutions and services to help businesses solve their cybersecurity challenges.

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Everything you need to know about Spear Shield.

Do I have to be a Customer to attend a Suffolk Security Social.exe event?

No you don't! Whilst we'd of course hope that one day you might be... Our Suffolk Security Social events are to provide people with a platform to network. We've built a community of local based IT professionals in East Anglia, where people can come together to share cybersecurity challenges and advice for best practice with one another.

Does Spear Shield offer term-based licensing or MSP?

Here at Spear Shield, we can offer both! Consider us a hybrid MSP and VAR (Value added reseller). We are set-up with our vendors to offer our customers all options to ensure we can align our cybersecurity solutions and services with your preferred budget type. Please speak with the team for details.

Can Spear Shield supply Public Sector Organisations through a Framework?

Yes! Spear Shield has routes to market including G-Cloud to be able to supply our public sector customers with our cybersecurity solutions and services. Please speak with the team for details.

Can Spear Shield work with Large Enterprise?

Yes! and we do. Our Team has many, many combined years experience working with some of the largest private sector enterprises across the country to help tackle and solve cyber risk. All of Spear Shield's cybersecurity solutions and services are scalable and enterprise-grade.

Does Spear Shield offer Not-For-Profit Discount?

Yes, the Spear Shield Team will always ensure any eligible not-for-profit and public sector discounts are applied to any quotes for our cybersecurity solutions and services.

What are some of the top cybersecurity threats for 2022?

Here are some of the top cybersecurity threats organisations are facing in 2022. 

Social Engineering
Any network is hackable if an employee can be duped into sharing access.

Third-Party Exposure
Vendors, clients, and app integrations with poor security can provide access to an otherwise well-protected network.

Configuration Mistakes
Your cybersecurity investments are only as strong as they are configured correctly.

Human Activated Risk
User education and visibility for IT is essential to ensure those with network access and those handling sensitive data are maintaining cyber best practices.

Hackers are targeting back-ups and using extortion more and more to push receiving the ransom payment from their victims.

Mobile Devices
Every mobile device is a gateway to your network and sensitive business data.

Lack of resource and expertise
Human-led cyber attacks require human-led threat hunting. Unfortunately, skilled threat hunters are few and far between. 

Internet of Things (IoT)
Smart technology users may not realise that any IoT device can be hacked to obtain network access. Securing your network starts with understanding what's on it.

How can I reduce my employees click-rate?

This is an area where the cybersecurity experts at Spear Shield thrive! We've worked with organisations to help reduce employee click rates from 70+% to 0% without the need for any end-user awareness training.

Online training content doesn't work.

Classroom based training gets forgotten.

Static email banners get ignored.

Speak with the team about real-time end-user awareness training to help mitigate the risk of a phishing attack in your organisation.

Why Spear Shield for Managed Detection Response Services?

Other managed detection and response (MDR) services simply notify you of attacks or suspicious events. Then it's up to you to manage things from there.

With the Managed Threat Hunting and Incident Response (MTR) Service provided by Spear Shield, your organisation is backed by an elite team of threat hunters and response experts who take targeted actions on your behalf to neutralise even the most sophisticated threats.

Why choose Spear Shield to perform Managed Phishing Simulations?

Spear Shield's creativity knows no bounds!

All of Spear Shields phishing campaigns, landing and training pages are completely customisable.

There are multiple language choices available and all phishing designs can be completely customised to tailor to your organisation.

What's included in Spear Shield's Managed Phishing Simulations Reporting?

The cybersecurity experts at Spear Shield will provide you with executive ready reporting with all of the intelligence you require to provide cyber-assurance to your organisation.

🔹 Engagement Overview
🔹 % Click Rate
🔹 No. of Credentials Harvested
🔹 Individual Campaign Performance
🔹 Device Breakdown
🔹 Caught-User Breakdown
🔹 User Behaviours Insights
🔹 Consultative Recommendations