Mae hwn yn fersiwn HTML o atodiad i'r cais Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 'Prevent - University registers of research and 'firewalls''.


 
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Information Technology 
 
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Mr Ben Quinn  
Correspondence via e-mail to: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx 
 
19th November 2018 
 
Dear Mr Quinn, 
Freedom of Information Act Request 2018/244 
 
Thank you for your email dated 6th  November 2018 requesting information about City, 
University of London, made in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For ease 
of reference, your questions are reproduced below in bold followed by our responses. 
 
1. Your Prevent action plan or any document that outlines your institution’s Prevent 
policy in line with your obligations under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 
 
Please find attached City’s Prevent Action Plan. 
 
2. Confirm if students, researchers and members of staff are obliged to register 

research which is deemed to be security sensitive. 
 
I can confirm, students, researchers and members of staff are obliged to register research 
which is deemed to be security sensitive. 
 
3. If such a register exists, the number of entries for each of the years 2018 (up to the 

date of this request), 2017, 2016 and 2015. By entries, I mean occasions on which 
individuals have registered research which falls into the category set out in bullet point 
2. If possible, please identify the nature of the research (e.g. PhD, internally funded, 
externally funded) and topic. 
  Years 
No of entries 
Funding type 
2015 

N/a 
2016 

External 
2017 

N/a 
2018 

Internal 
 
4. If such a register exists, confirm whether or not it is stored onsite or on an external 

server. 
 
Two are stored onsite and one external. 

5. If such a register exists, confirm whether the register is subject to any information 
sharing agreements with external partners or agencies including local and regional 
Prevent coordinators, the Home Office, the local Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit, 
the local police or any other law enforcement agencies. 
 
The information you require is not held by City. 
 
6. A list of any agreements, arrangements or Memorandums of Understanding between 

your institution and bodies such as the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the Counter 
Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU) of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), or 
Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) of the City of London Police, to receive 
lists of illegal or illicit content, for instance for the purposes of blocking. 
 
The information you require is not held by City. 
 
7.  Confirm if any filtering or blocking service that your institution uses incorporate lists 

from the IWF, CTIRU or PIPCU, and which lists are incorporated; 
 
Beyond blocking/Filtering potential cyber security threats, City does not apply internet, email 
or other electronic filtering. 
 
 If you are dissatisfied with the way your request for information has been managed, please 
contact the Director of Information Technology at:   
 
By Post  
 
Director of Information Technology 
 
 
 
City, University of London 
 
 
 
Northampton Square 
 
 
 
London EC1V 0HB 
By Telephone    
0207 040 4000 
By Email  
 
xxx@xxxx.xx.xx 
 
Please do so in writing, describe the original request, explain your grounds for dissatisfaction 
and include an address for correspondence.   
 
If after contacting City, University of London you are stil  dissatisfied with the outcome, you 
have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner:  
 
By Post  
 
Information Commissioner's Office 
 
 
 
Wycliffe House 
 
 
            Water Lane 
 
 
 
Wilmslow  
 
 
 
Cheshire 
SK9 5AF  
 
By Telephone             01625 545700      
Website           
www.ico.org.uk/ 
 
  
Yours sincerely, 
 
Saidu Sesay 
Information Compliance Officer