North Somerset

Cyber Security Cluster

Our Objectives

The objectives of the North Somerset Cyber Security Cluster are;

  • To educate and inform Small and medium sized enterprises in North Somerset on Cyber Hygiene and Compliance.

  • To bring together web and cyber related businesses based in the North Somerset area to foster collaboration, networking and best practice.

  • To promote North Somerset as a great place to be a company within the cyber sector, and to do business online; feeding into wider North Somerset economic strategy around investment agenda, job creation and skills growth.

We have had a report that criminals are using our name in a phone scam. The report is that criminals are pretending to be from the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit, and calling people using an automated message that says their internet has been compromised and will be shut down within 24 hours, and […]

Wales tops the league of UK regions when it comes to businesses implementing measures to protect against Cyber threats. The regional ‘Cyber Secure Table’ published by the IASME Consortium utilises their own figures for businesses successfully certifying against the Government backed Cyber Essentials scheme. You can get the full league table and some background on […]

“Cyber security is absolutely a hot topic right now,” says Mark Barnett, subject area manager for computing at Weston College. “Worldwide, we will spend around £70bn on cyber security in 2017. Big organisations like banks and law firms are looking into it more and more, and that means we need skilled people to be able […]

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