The role of the Partnership team is to recruit and vet new Members, to administer, fund and to represent the Group inside other regions and organisations.
Bedfordshire Police have a dedicated Cyber Hub, responsible for investigating internet child abuse cases, carrying out digital media investigations, responding to cyber dependant crimes and examining all media for digital evidence. Embedded within, is the protect arm that works with businesses and vulnerable persons to reduce the threats of cyber dependant & enabled crime by providing advice to reduce their vulnerabilities.
Sean O'Neil L.Lb (Hon); MSyl; has extensive law enforcement experience having served for 30 years in UK Police service. He was a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), and experienced in dealing with Critical incidents affecting organisational reputation; including Murder, kidnap, extortion, product contamination, Slavery, and large-scale frauds. Sean undertook a regional loss prevention, security, and investigations manager role for a large ecommerce company. Heading investigations into organised crime attacks on the company. He investigated large-scale counterfeit allegations and high end Cyber enabled crime such as fraud on the company. Now providing cyber security (protect) and anti-fraud advice direct to businesses.Bedfordshire Police's Cyber Hub
The University of Bedfordshire's vision is of a world where all are able to benefit from transformational experiences. We carry out Research and Development, we transfer knowledge, we lead on innovation in the region, we help SMEs to capitalise on intellectual property to their competitive advantage.
The University has an impressive reputation for high-quality teaching, world-class research, and strong support for businesses and start ups. The University achieved the Silver award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Nearly half of our research is considered to be world-leading or internationally excellent in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). The University is home to the National Cyberstalking Centre of Research (NCCR) and the University's International Centre won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its pioneering research into child sexual exploitation. The University has also been recognised by the Small Business Charter and the European Business Network for its support of start-ups and established businesses.Educating tomorrow's scientists & engineers