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  • Writer's pictureJared Thompson

Supporting Businesses in Oldham with Free Cyber Security Guidance & Fully Funded Support

Recently our Marketing Manager Jared was supported by Neighbourhood Prevention Hub Officer Andy Bigland from Oldham (Greater Manchester Police) to offer our support to businesses in Royton, Uppermill and Oldham.

Over a couple of afternoons, we connected with a number of local businesses to share some of our free cyber security guidance, discuss their own cyber experiences and talk to business owners about our free membership and fully funded cyber security support.

Marketing Manager Jared Thompson said:

"Speaking to local businesses and listening to their concerns around hacked social media accounts and when to back up their data shows us that many businesses still aren't as secure as they can be. Smaller businesses are unsure where to turn to if their Facebook or Instagram pages are hacked."

"At the Cyber Resilience Centre, we can offer businesses a range of free support to help train their staff and put in place a range of measures to increase their resilience against cyber attacks."

What support is available to businesses in Oldham?

If you're a Small business based in Oldham, there are a number of ways the Cyber Resilience Centre can support you in starting your cyber security journey:

  • Signup for our funded program - We have secured funding through Greater Manchester Police to provide security support for small businesses across Greater Manchester. This means that all businesses in Oldham can sign up and gain access; to training for your staff, a 1-2-1 consultation, 12 months of membership, cyber security policy templates for your business AND a range of free downloadable guides. This support is limited to just 300 businesses in Greater Manchester, with over 240 businesses already signed up - talk to us today!

  • Download our small business guide - If you're a business that has never thought about the dangers of online crime or doesn't know where to begin with cyber security. You can download your copy of the Cyber Security Guide for Small Businesses. When running a small business you need to understand and prioritise where you can protect your organisation —is it your identity, your privacy, your systems, your data, or is it all of these things?

  • Talk to us about training your staff - If your business has over 20 staff and you've never delivered security awareness training, it's time you speak to us! Security Awareness Training is used to prevent and mitigate the risk of your staff being tricked or scammed by cyber attackers. Our Security Awareness Training session(s) can be delivered to all levels of staff to educate them on the latest scams, phishing tactics and a variety of security topics.

Got a question about cyber security? We've got a handy Frequently Asked Questions about Cyber Security or you can contact Jared and the team here.


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.

Community Members

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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