Cyber Security Unit


Cyber crime is a growing problem for organisations worldwide. All businesses face serious threats from hackers, data protection breaches and compliance issues. Without comprehensive security, these can cost your business significant amounts of money.

The Bournemouth University Cyber Security Unit (BUCSU) puts Bournemouth at the forefront of cyber security through the fusion of enterprise engagement, research and education.

As part of our cyber security offering, we developed the Enterprise Assurance and Security Consultancy (EASC). EASC provides expert awareness advice, training and security consultancy to companies around the UK.

Our EASC portfolio of products and services include:

     -Provide advice on Cyber Essentials

     -Help protect your intellectual property, business processes and data

     -Carry out audits of your existing processes and systems

     -Develop and deliver security awareness training to staff

     -Develop appropriate policies, standards, processes and procedures

     -Carry out ‘ethical hacking’ security testing of websites and systems

     -Investigate and provide advice on responding to security incidents

     -Provide advice on information security and risk management.

To learn more about protecting your business from cyber crime, contact us or reach out to one of our Consultants.

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In addition to the products and services mentioned above, we can also provide advice on funding opportunitues from Innovate UK and the EU Horizon 2020 programme.

Innovate UK

Innovate UK (formally Technology Strategy Board) funds, supports and connects innovative businesses to accelerate sustainable economic growth. 

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). By coupling research and innovation, Horizon 2020 places emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges.