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Our Partners

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.

A list of current Cyber Essentials Partners is shown below.

Cyber Essentials Partners

At Bamboo, we empower businesses to shape their digital future. We deliver comprehensive ICT infrastructure and support services for thriving in the digital era. As an experienced, independent provider, we revolutionize your IT and telecommunications with top-tier suppliers.

Combining connectivity, IT managed services, software development, and professional services, we create digitally assured solutions for the hybrid workforce. With 25+ years in managed services, we excel in regulated industries like Healthcare, Legal, Professional Services, and Justice.

Work with us and our dedicated Cyber and Digital Assurance team will supercharge your digital maturity, no matter the size of your business. Enhance efficiency, streamline automation, ensure GDPR compliance, and achieve Cyber Essentials and ISO accreditation.

Stay ahead in the governance and resilience game with Bamboo. Let’s secure your digital future together.


BIT Group have been providing class leading Information Technology and Information Security services and accredited training courses since 2004 to companies of all sizes across multiple sectors within Public and Private organisations.


We take the full holistic approach to cyber security, meaning we can support everything your business needs to protect yourselves and more importantly your customers data. Our products and services cover the physical requirements with latest machine learning CCTV systems; training courses to ensure your staff are fully ‘cyber aware’; fully managed security incident and event monitoring giving you real-time detection of suspicious activity and finally Cyber Essentials accreditation giving your customers and your supply chain the reassurance you are actively addressing cyber security.


The continuing evolution of cyber security threats means that protection levels and education for staff is a continued journey for smart businesses, we are here to help you with that journey.

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Established in 2006 and based in Poole, Dorset, C3IA prides itself on providing high quality consultancy through its highly experienced and qualified consultants in both Information Technology engineering and Cyber Security.  C3IA was one of the first companies to be awarded National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) ‘Certified Cyber Security Consultancy’ status. C3IA staff hold a variety of qualifications and our cyber consultants are certified against the NCSC’s Certified Cyber Professional (CCP) scheme that endorses the knowledge and experience that they provide.​

C3IA is well recognised for its consultancy services, with an established track record of successful delivery in the UK Ministry of Defence, wider national and local Government, law enforcement and commercial clients in a variety of sectors that include financial, education, energy, and construction. We also provide services to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, with a constantly growing list of satisfied customers.

C3IA has a broad spectrum of cost-effective services provided by cyber professionals with many years’ experience in delivering pragmatic and business focused solutions across public and private sector clients.


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.

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CYSIAM is a cyber security consultancy that brings deep technical expertise, project delivery skills and operational support experience to a diverse range of organisations. Founded in 2019, CYSIAM has rapidly expanded its capabilities to include international capacity building and cyber defence operations and today they operate a wraparound Managed Service for clients of all sizes who are seeking a fully outsourced cybersecurity solution. Whether it’s advice on cyber accreditations, identifying technical vulnerabilities or working to improve the cyber awareness of your staff, CYSIAM work in partnership with you to understand the cyber security issues unique to your business and design improvement plans that are achievable and make a difference.


We support clients with 25 users or more, ensuring robust and scalable IT solutions for their businesses.

Nexus is a leading IT support provider serving businesses across England and Wales, our head office is in Exeter, with additional offices in Bristol, Cardiff, and Birmingham.

Specialising in managed IT support and Microsoft 365, our comprehensive services include strategy and consultancy, cyber security, unified communications, cloud data backup (featuring our award-winning Nexus Cloud Connect), networking, hardware and software support, data storage, virtualisation, and dark web monitoring. Our style of support is proactive and professional, meaning we fix issues before you even know about them.


Personic has over 31 years of experience providing IT Services throughout the UK.  We have built an excellent reputation in catering for the needs of businesses from large corporate to small businesses. Over the years we have grown from strength to strength and take pride in providing customers with thorough advice, backed with quality products and a truly first-class service.  


Any IT system, however large or small, must be secured.  We assist our clients in securing their systems against cyber-attacks, using various methods and monitoring systems. By using industry standard penetration testing services to identify possible points and pinpoint weaknesses in existing security arrangements. As part of this services, we take our clients through Cyber Essentials certification.


PGI helps organisations build digital resilience. They deploy their digital threat experts to implement solutions on behalf of clients or they support clients to develop their own capabilities. PGI comprises three specialist teams – Detect, Protect and Build, who work collaboratively with clients to get the best results. PGI’s Detect team monitors digital threats and analyses their contexts, helping clients respond fast to changing situations. Their Protect team address the human and technical weaknesses within your organisation and its supply chains, offering practical measures for defending your organisation against digital threats. And their globally trusted Build team develops long-term digital resilience for national governments, NGOs and commercial organisations.


ReformIT is a Managed IT Service and Security provider with many years experience helping companies find the right IT solutions to meet the needs of their businesses.

We also work with larger businesses who have their own in-house IT manager or department. Co-managing your IT systems with your existing team and providing an extra level of support, or just out-sourcing some of the IT functions to us are ways we can help. Our breadth of experience across all types of businesses means we can help support your IT manager to select the best solutions in areas like IT security, Cloud and hardware. ReformIT is committed to open and honest communication, so however simple or complex your needs and our solutions, you’ll always get a straight answer in language you can relate to.


ReformIT is as revolutionary as the name suggests – no geek-speak and no talking in riddles. Whether you are Windows or Apple based (or both!), we can help give you complete technology peace of mind. Our Cheltenham based team are able to provide excellent service to companies in the whole of the UK.


Securious is passionate about helping develop a culture of cyber excellence in the South West.

We have been certifying organisations against Cyber Essentials since 2015 and continue to help hundreds of organisations in the South West and the rest of the UK every year.

We joined the South West Business Council (SWBC) in 2018, and work with businesses in the region to help them demonstrate their cyber security credentials as an enabler for growth.

We committed to support the South West Cyber Resilience Centre (SWCRC) at its inception and continue to do so as a Cyber Essentials Partner.

To achieve our aims, we provide a specific set of services to help South West businesses to improve their security and demonstrate accountability.


At SupPortal UK, we work with companies of all sizes to significantly reduce their vulnerability to IT threats. Cyber security is critical, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you're looking for ongoing support or one-off certification, we are on hand to help you understand the options available and to help you choose the best solution to protect your business, your stakeholders and yourself.


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.

Want to improve your cyber resilience?

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. All of the below companies have joined the South West Cyber Resilience Centre as a Professional Partner and have achieved Cyber Essentials certification themselves.

Professional Partners

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 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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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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Established in 2013, Cyber Security Associates Limited (CSA) has been providing cyber security solutions designed to keep companies, their people and their infrastructures safe from the cyber threat. Built on years of military and government cyber experience, CSA offers a variety of services that will provide you with the peace of mind that you are in safe hands with a team that you can trust.

  • Managed Detection and Response

  • AppGuard Enterprise

  • Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security

  • Cyber Security Executives

  • Cyber Assessments

  • Cyber Essentials Certification

  • Penetration Testing

  • Vulnerability Management as a Service

  • Cyber Education

Cyber Security Associates

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

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

Qss IT is a team of IT professionals characterised by our ability to learn how each client uses technology for their particular business and working this out and communicating with business owners in a way that is clear and understandable.

Today more than 300 people in small to medium size business, schools and Non Profit organisations in the South West rely on Qss IT Ltd as a trusted IT partner to support their computer systems. It is with a genuine sense of purpose and a desire to help that we fulfill our clients’ IT needs as well as serve our community.


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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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

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