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The ECRC is excited to announce Peterborough Women’s Aid as its Partner Charity

The Eastern Cyber Resilience Centre (ECRC) is really excited to announce that it will be working Peterborough Women’s Aid as its partner charity and the beneficiary of its Referral Scheme over the next 12 months.

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Peterborough Women’s Aid

Amanda Geraghty, CEO, Peterborough Women's Aid
Amanda Geraghty, CEO, Peterborough Women's Aid

Peterborough Women’s Aid (PWA) is the only specialist domestic abuse service in Peterborough and provides safe and stable refuge accommodation for women and children fleeing high risk domestic abuse, potentially at risk of homicide. The refuge provides essential provision for up to eight families where we can offer our specialist, holistic model of support.


PWA runs a number of specialist community services. We have an advice line, webchat and group work service for survivors who are living

in the community. PWA facilitates the Own My Life Programme online and in person. We work in HMP Peterborough with female residents delivering awareness and empowering sessions. We run a weekly group session in Peterborough raising awareness about abuse, and also focussing on self-esteem, confidence and prevention.


What is the ECRC Referral Scheme?

We want to be able to help every business in the Eastern region and believe that the best recommendation will come from our members after having experienced the support that we can provide.


But we also recognise that cyber resilience is not most people's normal business conversation, so we want to give something back to you, to say thank you, when you refer a business who signs up to our community.


Rewards

  • Refer between 1 - 9 members

We will give your company a shout out on our social media channels for every referral that you get to sign up. We will publicly recognise that your business is taking cyber resilience seriously and helping to protect the business community in the East.

  • Refer over 10 members

We will donate £5 to our partner charity Peterborough Women's Aid for every referral over 5 that you get to sign up.

  • Refer 25 members

Refer over 25 members and get a £100 voucher for you, or a charity of your choice, to pay towards a Cyber PATH Student Service.


Example:

Company QWE speaks to their supply chains about the benefits of the ECRC and recommend that they sign up.


Company 1 signs up - the ECRC shouts out about company QWE

Company 2 signs up - the ECRC shouts out about company QWE again...

...

Company 6 signs up - the ECRC donates £5 to our partner charity

Company 7 signs up - the ECRC donates another £5 to our partner charity...

...

Company 25 signs up - the ECRC provides a £100 voucher to company QWE, or a charity of QWE's choice, to pay towards a Cyber PATH Student Service.

Company 26 signs up - the ECRC donates another £5 to our partner charity again


How to refer

Simply get your contacts to sign up on our website and make sure they put your business's name in the "How did you hear about us" section and we will do the rest.


Reporting a live cyber-attack 24/7

If you are a business, charity or other organisation which is currently suffering a live cyber-attack (in progress), please call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 immediately. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Reporting a cyber-attack which isn't ongoing

Please report online to Action Fraud, the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime. You can report cybercrime online at any time using the online reporting tool, which will guide you through simple questions to identify what has happened. Action Fraud advisors can also provide the help, support, and advice you need.





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