The North East Regional Cyber Crime Unit (NERCCU) is a specialist police unit working within NERSOU to tackle Cyber Crime in line with the national serious and organised crime strategy.

What they can offer North East Businesses

  • Vulnerability Assessment – Scan your public facing online services for vulnerabilities and find where your business’ IT defences are weak.
  • User Awareness Sessions – Staff training for phishing, passwords, securing devices and incident reporting.
  • Cyber Exercising – Simulating cyber attacks to test and improve response plans.
  • Data Leak Searches – Identify any compromised email addresses linked to your organsation from leaked data sets.
  • Cyber Basic Review – A self-assessment set of questions based on Cyber Essentials aimed at securing your business.

All of the above services are completely free to any North East business – if you’d like to find out more, you can visit or email and follow the unit on Twitter for updates – @NERCCU

You can also download the first NERCCU Business Cyber Summary newsletter from our partners NBSL, that has information about current threats and links to national news and support.