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CSIPC: Cyber Security & Information Protection Cluster

A Public and Private Sector partnership aimed at increasing the resilience of businesses to common cyber-attacks, helping to reduce the likelihood of business becoming victims of these attacks

The Cyber Security & Information Protection Cluster has been formed to support its membership by communicating national and international cyber security and information protection initiatives.

The cluster provides a networking platform to share ideas and best security practice within the region and encourages collaboration and the identification of partnership opportunities, to enable SME’s in the region to find new ways to grow and be secure in this ever evolving digital age.

The cluster holds monthly networking and knowledge sharing events which are free to attend.

aims and objectives

To identify, consider, recommend and provide solutions to mitigate data breaches, cyber related threat, harm and risk to businesses and their people within the Tees Valley region.

The CSIPC through its membership will seek to:

  • Raise awareness and best practice in the Tees Valley region.
  • Share best practice and knowledge with SMEs working within the cyber security sector, academia and the police.
  • Attract commercial resources and investment into the region.
  • Help to safeguard local businesses and local communities against cyber threat, harm and risk.
  • Provide independent advice which does not align to any specific product or service and is offered without commercial gain.
  • Encourage relevant speakers and products to be presented at the steering and professional tier membership level only.
  • Assist in the identification of future threat, harm and risk to the region.
  • Encourage partnership working to make businesses more resilient online, helping to prevent businesses in the Tees Valley and wider North East becoming victims of cyber crime.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between key partners and stakeholders.
  • Support for education and development in cyber security across the Tees Valley.

March 26th 2019 meeting:

The next meeting is to be held at Newcastle College from 17:30 until 19:30 and is being sponsored by Towergate Insurance, the event will be around Risk, Resilience and Recover. The Committee will not unfairly endorse or promote the products, service or its individuals of the steering committee’s representatives businesses. The CSIPC is for the benefit of all members to provide equal opportunities which will not endorse any individuals, companies or their products.

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Cyber Security UK Statistics 2018

of businesses experienced a cyber security breach or attack in the last year

of charities experienced a cyber security breach or attack in the last 12 months

of businesses say that cyber security is a high priority for senior management

of businesses have a formal cyber security policy

Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 – HMG Department for Culture Media & Sport

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We’d like to thank our previous sponsors:

IASME Consortium
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