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Our Cyber Essentials partner network brings a level of assurance to small businesses who don’t know where to start. It is limited to those who are accredited to deliver the Cyber Essentials scheme, and who operate within our region. If that’s you, please do contact us about opportunities to join the team as vacancies arise. But we know that other companies may wish to spread awareness within the South West of their own cyber resilience offerings. We do not directly recommend individual products or suppliers on this basis, but are very happy to make such offerings known to our members. 


If you want to talk to us about collaboration, you can find more details on our membership page

A list of current collaborators is shown below.

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Crossword Cybersecurity is a technology transferring world class research in cyber security into tangible solutions as well as operating a leading consultancy practice. We have helped over 500 organisations protect their IT Infrastructure, comply to national and international legislation, achieve IT security certifications, and assess and support their cybersecurity posture our offices in London (UK), Kraków (Poland) and Oman.


We have a suite of products including Nixer (credential stuffing), Nightingale (security monitoring), Identiproof (identity management) and our flagship platform, Rizikon Assurance which puts an organisation in control of managing the financial, regulatory and reputational risks it indirectly carries when working with third parties. 


We’re delighted to offer SWCRC freemium access to Rizikon Assurance to understand their cyber maturity and also assess third party cyber risk.

Crossword Cybersecurity

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CSRB are certified personal data protection practitioners based in Bristol. We support you by protecting your stakeholders personal data.


Credibility, integrity, and trust are vital in the modern world in order to retain and acquire new colleagues, clients and trusted partners.


CSRB supports our clients through value added services such as:

  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) support

  • Data Protection Audits & GAP analysis

  • Data Protection Policies and Procedures

  • Data Protection Consultancy and Training

  • All-inclusive UK GDPR Support Packages for business owners


Please visit our website to find out more or contact us today on 0117 325 0830 or via email at

CSRB Limited

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We are a team of blockchain security experts committed to delivering quality services to our clients. Our expertise and dedication to staying up to date with industry regulations and compliance needs, combined with our partnerships and advisors, allow us to provide the best possible security solutions.


With a commitment to eliminating digital asset theft and preventing malicious actors, we are committed to creating a safer, more accessible decentralized space for everyone.


Our team consists of experts who have the necessary knowledge and experience to handle all blockchain interactions. We regularly communicate with regulatory bodies to ensure up-to-date compliance measures and work with law firms to conduct due diligence compliance, civil litigation, and provide victim support.


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Cool Waters Cyber provide cyber security certification services for small-medium sized enterprises. Since 1999 we have served customers on three continents, from Sweden to South America from our home in the South West of the UK. Our friendly expert team works with businesses to achieve and maintain certifications such as ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS and our Managed Cyber Team provides an outsourced security team that works alongside your existing IT support function. Our clients find us refreshingly easy to work with and we have a reputation for getting things done.

Cool Waters

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The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is a national, not for profit membership organisation which provides a wide range of benefits to its members. These are aimed to help support smaller business owners who often don’t have a big back office infrastructure to help them to operate effectively. With benefits from free 24 hour advice and free business banking to compensation for jury service and help with debt collection there is something to make life easier for busy business owners. It also has a number of useful resources on its website that are designed to help.


These include access to a wide range of free networking events and webinars; a  Knowledge Hub with hundreds of jargon-free articles, guides, training opportunities and more; and a Small Business Sustainability Hub designed to help you to progress your journey towards net zero. They also offer a range of support in the South West through their local teams, and regularly post about new grants and support schemes on the South West Regional News pages of their website.

Federation of Small Businesses

Ratcliffe's are a Cheltenham-based company, set up in 1976 and with a proud history of personal service for their clients. They have a range of cyber insurance products available, and can help and support you through the application process, ensuring that you have the right cover in an area which can be daunting, and complicated. They are more than happy answer questions on any Cyber matter with no obligation at all.

Ratcliffe's are happy to offer a free consultation to any SWCRC members if you drop them a line at, and you can find out more about the company and their offer at


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Founded in 2018, Logiq Consulting is an information and cyber security consultancy focused on delivering secure by design capabilities and ensuring our customers most valuable data is secure. From MOD and Government to critical infrastructure and telecommunications, our clients are amongst the most demanding in the world and have some of the most stringent and complex security needs.

We offer a cloud platform that offers unrivalled secure communication and collaboration. Providing clear and concise advice, and ensuring clients understand the benefits of implementing system security throughout their organisation, we help to design and develop systems that significantly improve cyber resilience and mitigate risk.

Logiq Consulting

Simcox Brokers Ltd are a forward thinking, independently-owned insurance specialist offering a personalised and reliable service for your business.


With offices based in Bristol, Bath & London we work with Professional Services, Construction, Technology, Recruitment and Renewable Energy firms based in the UK and internationally.


We have access to a wide panel of reputable insurers and specialist Lloyd’s of London syndicates, allowing us to provide you with tailored and comprehensive cover to manage your risks.

Simcox Brokers

Acronyms supports organisations across the South West, from a wide-range of industries, by providing outsourced IT support, cyber security services, disaster recovery solutions and more. We believe that your business should be able to focus on what it does best, without IT and technology causing problems or getting in the way.

Our experienced engineers can take care of your IT, planning your strategy, managing and securing your network, whilst being on hand to assist your employees quickly should they have an issue.


Founded with an ethos to always provide the correct solution, we seek to create long-lasting partnerships with our clients and make a positive difference to their businesses. For more information please contact us or book a free no-obligation consultation to find out how we can help you.


We accept no responsibility for any actions taken, or any goods or services provided, by any traders. Whilst reasonable endeavours have been made to ensure that all information provided on our website or in an introduction will be accurate and up to date, we make no warranty or representation that this is the case. We make no guarantee of any specific results from an introduction. 

The contents of this website are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of SWCRC is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others. Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. SWCRC provides affordable services and Cyber Expert Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us. SWCRC does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this document. SWCRC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.

Membership is FREE so join today to receive your welcome pack and access to all of our cyber security advice and resources.

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