What we do

What we do


HardenStance provides trusted research, analysis and insight in telecom IT security.

Founded in the UK at the end of 2016, HardenStance helps clients develop and implement operational solutions and go to market strategies for hardening their own and their customers’ network security stance.

Most of HardenStance’s customers are in North America, the UK and the rest of Europe. Its customers include leading Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and Webscale Internet Companies (WICs); leading security hardware and software vendors in the telecom and IT sectors; as well as government organizations, industry associations and working groups undertaking leading edge work in addressing network security vulnerabilities.

HardenStance provides trusted network security deliverables through private client briefings, written reports and public presentations at leading industry fora.

HardenStance is a partner to one of the world’s leading technology market research companies (Analysys Mason) and to the world’s largest English language media company focused on the telecom sector (Light Reading).

Our Founder, Patrick Donegan, also serves on the Advisory Board of the Cyber Rescue Alliance which helps organizations reduce the harm caused by cyber attacks.