The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester (CRCGM), a centre to help businesses recover from cybercrime, has welcomed it’s new Head of Cyber & Innovation Grace Hulse.
Grace Hulse, who joins after serving for 18 years with Greater Manchester Police, has signed on as the new Head of Cyber & Innovation.
Grace will work closely with Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU), to help local forces provide accessible, consistent, government-backed support and training to organisations of all sizes.
Grace brings over 17 years of experience to the table, having worked across a diverse range of roles in policing including Local Policing, Cyber & Economic Crime, Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Major Investigations.
Grace says "My passion for digital investigations came when I worked in the major incident team as a digital media investigator. Working in cybercrime I have managed investigations and developed connections across forces across the UK.”
"I hope to see businesses across the region improve cyber awareness and grow their resilience to the latest online crimes. I’m proud to from the region, it’s a unique ecosystem and I’m looking forward to leading the Cyber Resilience Centre. The role brings me the opportunities to help businesses recover from cybercrime – as well as being able to put the right security measures in place to prevent further attacks."
The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester is part of the wider Cyber Resilience Centres network established across the UK. Each centres support and services are focused on helping SME's and creating a national talent pipeline.
The Cyber Resilience Centre focuses solely on businesses based in Greater Manchester and the North West.
"2021 is an exciting year of growth for the Cyber Resilience Centre, after the launch of our core membership offering and announcing our partnership with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce."
I am delighted to be welcoming Grace to the business. Grace brings a wealth of experience in working alongside businesses in her previous role as Detective Sergeant in cybercrime. Grace shares our vision of helping to protect SMEs and supply chain businesses in the region against cybercrime." says Neil Jones, Director of The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester.