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Trusted Partners

Trusted Partners are official providers of Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus Certification to our local businesses and charities.

Cyber Essentials helps you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security which can often become a requirement when tendering for work in both public and private sectors..


Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, Government backed scheme that will help you to protect your organisation, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.


There are two levels of certification and you can read about it in detail here.

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Sota was founded in 1989 in the early days of the PC revolution. By the end of the 1990s we were a leading provider of business accounting software solutions. We introduced hardware and network services and became pioneers of the IT managed services industry.


Today, Sota is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of professional IT managed services. We have embraced the challenge of the new era of digital transformation, investing in people, knowledge, and specialist technical facilities to establish independent cloud platforms, hosted in our own datacentres.

Our platforms form the building blocks of the modern workplace, powering a new generation of managed services for IT support, cloud computing, cyber resilience, connectivity, and unified communications.



1 Alpha Security

Taking the complexity out of cyber security, we are customer focussed, and thrive on building business relationships. We provide advisory services, help businesses implement good cyber security practices, deliver cyber certification, and support businesses of all sizes.  


1Alpha can partner with your business to enhance its cyber security capability across the domains of people, processes and technology.  Our services cover areas such as:


Security assurance and risk assessment 

Information security policy documentation and control 

Governance and compliance such as GDPR, ISO27001 and PCI DSS 

Transformation project work 

Business continuity planning 


As an IASME certification body, we also provide Cyber Essentials certification.



StarSwift Information Security

StarSwift Information Security is a Cambridgeshire-based information security consultancy and Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) that specialises in supporting businesses address the most fundamental aspects of information security. 


The company mission is to support businesses in securing their information, assets, people and ensuring compliance with both regulatory mandates and industry standards. The company works with organisations of all sizes across a range of sectors including healthcare, accounting and finance, legal and retail. It also works with a number of charities across the UK.


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GRC International Group

GRC International Group plc is the holding company for a group of companies providing a range of products and services to address the IT governance, risk management and compliance requirements of organisations to enable them to meet the commercial requirements and regulatory standards that are now in force, or are coming into force, in these areas.


The group is incorporated in the United Kingdom and operates a one-stop-shop that helps customers source, deploy and/or integrate an appropriate mix of solutions that focus on cyber security and cyber resilience, data protection, PCI DSS, penetration testing, management standards such as ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 22301, and Cyber Essentials.


Having led ISO 27001 implementations since the inception of the standard, our strong global cyber security presence gives us the knowledge and insight to provide valuable advice, tailored to meet any organisation’s specific needs or budget. We have successfully helped over 400 companies achieve ISO 27001 certification, proving their compliance with one of the world’s most demanding management system standards.



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3B Data Security

3B Data Security is a specialist in cyber security, CREST-approved penetration testing and incident response and compliance for a range of schemes (including Cyber Essentials, IASME Governance, ISO 27001 and PCI DSS) for clients across the eastern region and the UK as well as internationally. We work with small, medium and large organisations in the private and public sectors.


3B Data Security works with clients to ensure that you are secure, and compliance follows from the work we do with you. We offer ad-hoc and retained services which deliver high levels of security assurance as well as good value for money.


The 3B Data Security team includes highly experienced staff with backgrounds in operational IT roles and information security specialisms from commercial, law enforcement and military backgrounds. All staff are vetted, mostly to national security SC level, and all are focused on delivering secure outcomes for our clients.


Join our Trusted Partners!

We're currently establishing our Trusted Partner Network. If you wish to join, please contact us and a member of our team will be in touch.