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Police Protect Network

Welcome to your Welsh Police Protect Network

Wales has two dedicated Regional Cyber Crime units who work together to protect local people and their businesses against cyber threats, by improving their resilience and providing support.


The Cyber Crime Units are called Tarian (Southern Wales) Regional Organised Crime Unit and the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU) and deliver local support to communities and businesses. They work proactively and reactively on the most significant cybercrime investigations and aim to defend against evolving cyber threats, deter and disrupt hostile action, and identify and utilise expertise to overcome future threats and challenges. Each unit also forms part of Team Cyber UK to deliver the National Cyber Crime Strategy 2016 – 2021 and support the National Cyber Security Centre.



Cyber Protect Officers are your local point of contact to receive tailored support and guidance and this professional advice can be easily accessed through your local police force with priority given to those who are most vulnerable. Having built good working relationships throughout the region, this allows the protect network to share all the best working practices, identify emerging trends and mitigate any new cyber criminality against companies within the region.

National Cyber Crime Strategy 2016-2021
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