Information Technology Request

Gloria Zimba made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group as part of a batch sent to 50 authorities

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Dear NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please forward responses to the attached questions below.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as an electronic document.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Gloria Zimba.

1. Do you have a formal IT security strategy? (Please provide a link to the strategy)

A) Yes
B) No

2. Does this strategy specifically address the monitoring of network attached device configurations to identify any malicious or non-malicious change to the device configuration?

A) Yes
B) No
C) Don’t know

3. If yes to Question 2, how do you manage this identification process – is it:

A) Totally automated – all configuration changes are identified and flagged without manual intervention.
B) Semi-automated – it’s a mixture of manual processes and tools that help track and identify configuration changes.
C) Mainly manual – most elements of the identification of configuration changes are manual.

4. Have you ever encountered a situation where user services have been disrupted due to an accidental/non malicious change that had been made to a device configuration?

A) Yes
B) No
C) Don’t know

5. If a piece of malware was maliciously uploaded to a device on your network, how quickly do you think it would be identified and isolated?

A) Immediately
B) Within days
C) Within weeks
D) Not sure

6. How many devices do you have attached to your network that require monitoring?

A) Physical Servers: record number
B) PC’s & Notebooks: record number

7. Have you ever discovered devices attached to the network that you weren’t previously aware of?

A) Yes
B) No

If yes, how do you manage this identification process – is it:

A) Totally automated – all device configuration changes are identified and flagged without manual intervention.
B) Semi-automated – it’s a mixture of manual processes and tools that help track and identify unplanned device configuration changes.
C) Mainly manual – most elements of the identification of unexpected device configuration changes are manual.

8. How many physical devices (IP’s) do you have attached to your network that require monitoring for configuration vulnerabilities?

Record Number:

9. Have you suffered any external security attacks that have used malware on a network attached device to help breach your security measures?

A) Never
B) Not in the last 1-12 months
C) Not in the last 12-36 months

10. Have you ever experienced service disruption to users due to an accidental, non-malicious change being made to device configurations?

A) Never
B) Not in the last 1-12 months
C) Not in the last 12-36 months

11. When a scheduled audit takes place for the likes of PSN or Cyber Essentials, how likely are you to get significant numbers of audit fails relating to the status of the IT infrastructure?

A) Never
B) Occasionally
C) Frequently
D) Always

FREEDOMOFINFORMATION1 (NHS CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH CCG), NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Ms Zimba

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 received 26 November 2021. The CCG will respond within twenty working days from this date.

Yours sincerely

Simon Barlow
Corporate Governance Manager
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
[email address]
Telephone:  03 300 571 030  Extension 2904
Internal CCG:  Ext: 2904

Gemini House, Bartholomew’s Walk, Cambridgeshire Business Park
Angel Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EA

FOI enquiries
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FREEDOMOFINFORMATION1 (NHS CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH CCG), NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Zimba

Please find attached the response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Your sincerely

Simon Barlow
Corporate Governance Manager
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
[email address]
Telephone:  03 300 571 030  Extension 2904
Internal CCG:  Ext: 2904

Gemini House, Bartholomew’s Walk, Cambridgeshire Business Park
Angel Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EA

FOI enquiries
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