British Standards Institution named McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year 2018

The BSI's headquarters in Chiswick

The BSI’s headquarters in Chiswick

BSI’s Global Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security and Information Resilience has been bestowed with the McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year Award 2018. The accolade was announced at the recent MPOWER Cyber Security Summit held in Rome.

The award is presented to the company that demonstrates delivery capability, opportunity building and the bringing of net new business (enterprise accounts) to McAfee. It also recognises BSI’s Cloud Centre of Excellence.

Commenting on the win, Stephen Bowes (head of technology for cyber security and information resilience services at BSI) said: “We’re delighted to be awarded this accolade as an accredited McAfee partner. McAfee MVISION Cloud (Cloud Access Security Broker), a trusted leader with top analyst firms, is a solution we provide to our clients throughout the world. This award is a great recognition of the hard work that our cloud security solutions team conducts on behalf of our clients.”

Ed Baker, senior director of EMEA channel at McAfee, responded: “Over the last four years, we have worked with BSI Cyber Security and Information Resilience to provide users with the flexible solutions they need to build and optimise their organisations’ cyber security. Working with partners such as the BSI helps us to fight against cyber crime and enhances the digital safety of our customers both today and into the future.”

McAfee will be presenting an interactive workshop on cloud access security at the upcoming inaugural BSI International Cyber Resilience Exchange in March. For more information visit

BSI Cyber Security and Information Resilience provides a range of solutions designed to help organisations address their information challenges covering cyber security, information management and privacy, security awareness, compliance and testing. For more information visit

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