Last night, The Defence Works was awarded the prestigious “Digital / Technology Business of the Year” award at the FSB Manchester Awards, having fought off stiff competition .
The awards were held at the Hilton, in Manchester where Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, opened proceedings.
Judges were particularly impressed with The Defence Works’ passion to help businesses stay secure against the ever growing threat posed by fraud and cyber-crime, particularly as The Defence Works’ security awareness training is designed to be very cost-effective, making it accessible for all organisations.
Speaking about the award, Managing Director, Eddie Whittingham commented “We’re absolutely thrilled to have been awarded technology business of the year. It’s a great testament to what we do and fantastic recognition for our team who work tirelessly to deliver our services and help businesses prevent cyber-crime. We were up against some great businesses, so to be recognised in this way is really special”.
The Defence Works helps businesses prevent fraud and cyber-crime through a unique online portal, helping to educate employees using an ongoing security awareness programme, implementing a suite of best practice policies and ensuring businesses are aware of key threats as they emerge.
Managing Director, Eddie Whittingham, commented, “It’s fantastic to be recognised for the work that goes on behind the scenes, as well as the very kind comments about our exceptional customer service. A huge thanks goes out to The Defence Works team for their hard work and dedication, plus all of our customers for their continued support. Lastly, a big congratulations the other award winners and nominees during the evening”.