Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce partners with NWCRC to increase Cyber resilience for SMEs
Businesses have an appetite to increase their cyber awareness and grow their resilience to the latest online crimes. Today, the North West Cyber Resilience Centre (NWCRC), announces its strategic partnership with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC), the largest accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK.
Commenting on the new partnership, Director of the North West Cyber Resilience Centre, Neil Jones said “The Cyber Resilience Centre is delighted to be working with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce to help protect our business community from online crime by providing trusted, government-backed guidance and support.
"The cybercrime threat to start-ups, micros, family businesses and SMEs has never been greater, with cybercriminals taking advantage of the pandemic to carry out damaging attacks on businesses of all sizes as they increasingly work online"
Working together, the Cyber Resilience Centre and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce combine a wealth of skills and experience to provide easily accessible, practical, trusted support to help where it’s most needed.“
Commenting on the new partnership, Chris Fletcher, Policy, Campaigns and Communications Director of GMCC said “This partnership is another way that we can make sure businesses remain safe in an ever increasingly challenging world of cyberattacks. The Cyber Resilience Centre have a range of support and services for all-size businesses and it's vital that everyone does as much as they can to prevent an attack from happening rather than try and pick up the pieces afterwards.”
“As we move out of the worst parts of the pandemic and hopefully into a period of growth this partnership is a great way of adding in that extra element of safety and security and is one less thing for businesses to worry about.”
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK with the best business advice, opinion, news and expertise in Greater Manchester and further afield. The Chamber boasts the largest Policy team throughout the entire Chamber network; they research and represent members' views on issues such as transport, environment, skills and the economy across all ten Greater Manchester local authority areas.
The GMCC use their influence with local and central government to lobby on behalf of its members as the voice of the Greater Manchester business community.
For further information regarding the support that the North West Cyber Resilience Centre can offer your business, sign up for Free Membership today or if you have any questions, you can contact us here.