Cyber Security Breaches - urgent help guides

Latest advice on first steps if you experience a cyber-attack, who to contact and steps you can follow to help prevent further threats...


Please be advised that all digital/cyber related prevention advice is provided by registered members of the South West Cyber Security Cluster (SWCSC) as a free service without the intention of creating a contract.  The SWCSC is unable to guarantee that any measures taken following the advice will prevent crime in its entirety. Although members of the ‘cluster’ are governed by professional standards and are required to comply with the agreed Terms of Reference the SWCSC takes no legal responsibility for any advice given or provided by its members. 

Useful Resources

Links for reporting incidents and getting further advice...

Action Fraud

ActionFraud is the UK’s national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.

ActionFraud provides a central point of contact for information about fraud and cyber crime.

You can report fraud and cyber crime is by using their online reporting tool.

Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police are pleased to be working with the South West Cyber Security Cluster (SWCSC) in contributing to the National Cyber Security Strategy which sets out a plan to make Britain confident, capable and resilient in a fast-moving digital world.

Click below for Devon and Cornwall Police contact info.

Information Commissioner's Office

The ICO is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Use the button below to report a breach to the ICO.