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Fraud and cyber crime

If you are suffering a live cyber attack that is in progress, call Action Fraud immediately on 0300 123 2040. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for businesses, charities and other organisations.

If you believe your business has been the victim of fraud or cyber crime, you should report this to Action Fraud.

The Action Fraud website provides guidance on different types of fraud including an A-Z of fraud to help you understand which type of fraud you might have been affected by.

Advice, guidance and training about cyber security is available at GOV.UK – Cyber security guidance for business. This includes links to Cyber Essentials – a Government-backed and industry supported scheme to guide businesses in protecting themselves against cyber threats and Cyber Aware – offering simple advice to help small businesses.

The South West Cyber Security Cluster is a not-for-profit collaboration raising cyber security awareness and best practice in the south west. Supported by the police, leading universities, industry experts and business organisations, the Cluster exists to raise the profile of cyber security issues and help the region’s businesses and organisations take steps to counter the threats.