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  • Writer's pictureJared Thompson

Salesforce signs up to support the North West Cyber Resilience Centre as Founding Partner

The North West Cyber Resilience Centre is delighted to announce Salesforce as our new Founding Partner, with Andy Doran joining our Guidance Council.

As a Founding Partner of the NWCRC, Salesforce joins a team of experts dedicated to helping businesses across the North West ensure businesses in the region are aware of the growing threat of cybercrime and cyber fraud. Salesforce joins our existing Founding Partners; Irwin Mitchell, Northrop Grumman, Siemens and CGI already supporting the centre.

Andy Doran, Enterprise Account Executive at Salesforce, said of the announcement:

“It's exciting to be part of an amazing preventative service that supports policing and local businesses in the North West and nationally. At Salesforce, business is the greatest platform for change and doing good globally. We are honoured to be part of the amazing work the NWCRC is doing, and we are looking forward to supporting this work.”
Andy Doran, Salesforce

Andy Doran served 16 years as a police officer, in two police forces, before joining Salesforce as an Enterprise Account Executive in December 2021. Andy now sits within the Public Sector Team in Salesforce and holds accounts for police and fire services across the UK. Andy is also a proud techUK Justice and Emergency Service Management Committee member.

Andy has a proven track record of delivering complex and sustainable change, putting the citizen at the heart of transformation. Since joining Salesforce, Andy has led the Citizen Engagement capability and has worked across policing to help transform how victims and citizens are supported with the explicit aim of helping our police service improve trust and confidence within their communities.

Andy Doran (centre) welcomed at the North West Cyber Resilience Centre offices, alongside Katie Gallagher, DCI Chris Maddocks, DI Dan Giannasi and Niomie Haynes

Head of Fraud & Cyber Crime at the NWCRC and Detective Chief Inspector Chris Maddocks of the NWROCU said:

“We’re delighted to welcome Salesforce as our latest Founding Partner. Seeing so much interest in our mission to improve cyber resilience across the region’s business community is really encouraging. We’ve been fortunate with the calibre of partners supporting us."

"Andy and the team at Salesforce are perfect examples of the altruistic and forward-thinking mindset we all need to employ to tackle this urgent issue. We’re excited to see how we can make a difference together.”

Your businesses can join the Cyber Resilience Centre through a range of membership packages, where you can access guidance, tips and affordable services to better protect themselves against the threat of cybercrime.


How can we support your business?

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Raise your staff's awareness of phishing emails and guard your business against the growing trend of social-engineering threats.


Training your employees on what a phishing attack looks like makes them more likely to identify and report scams.

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Our training package is designed and delivered by cyber experts giving you access to the most up-to-date information in an ever-changing cyber landscape.

You can purchase single-place training spots or a cyber security workshop.

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Our premium membership package is aimed at medium-sized businesses and includes bespoke security awareness training sessions.


This allows your business to train several cyber security champions and an assessment of your cyber risk. 

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