Dear Aberdeen City Council,

Under the freedom of information act 2000. I write to obtain the following details:
1) ICT Team structure including name, email and any contact details from CIO, IT Director IT Manager, IT Infrastructure Manager,
2) Name of all cyber security providers do you work with and buy from.
3) Which cyber security vendor(s) do you currently use?
3b) When is the renewal date for the above vendor(s)?
3c) What is the cost and duration for the above contract(s)?
4) How many websites does the council provide cyber security testing for?

Yours faithfully,

Jack Smith

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Smith,

 

Information enquiry reference FOI-17-1238.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 23
August 2017.   

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 20 September 2017.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Anna Buchan

Information Compliance Officer

 

Information Compliance Team
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Corporate Governance
Aberdeen City Council
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ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Thank you for your information request of 23 August 2017.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested.

 

1) ICT Team structure including name, email and any contact details from
CIO, IT Director IT Manager, IT Infrastructure Manager,

Please see below and the attached IT & Transformation structure:
FOI-17-1238 – Cyber Security.

 

Head of IT & Transformation

Simon Haston

[1][email address]

[mobile number]

 

2) Name of all cyber security providers do you work with and buy from.

Software Box Ltd

Managed Security Solutions

Surecloud Ltd

 

3) Which cyber security vendor(s) do you currently use?

Software Box Ltd

Managed Security Solutions 

Surecloud Ltd 

 

3b) When is the renewal date for the above vendor(s)?

Software Box Ltd: 01/12/2022

Managed Security Solutions: 16/06/17 (looking to renew under main SBL
contract)

Surecloud Ltd: 05/05/18

 

3c) What is the cost and duration for the above contract(s)?

Software Box Ltd - Firewall Dec’ 16 – Dec’ 22 = £335,745.86

Software Box Ltd - Forcepoint 29/05/17 – 28/05/18 = £30,052.56

Software Box Ltd - Juniper Pulse 01/06/17 – 31/05/18 = £2,980.02

Managed Security Solutions - 16/06/16 – 15/06/17 = £2,595 

Surecloud Ltd - 05/05/17 - 04/05/18 with an option to renew for a further
2 Years until 05/05/19. Cost = Year 1 May'16 - May'17 = £20,691. OPTIONAL
Year 2 May'17 - May'18 = £21,221, Year 3 May'18 - May'19 = £21,777

 

4) How many websites does the council provide cyber security testing for?

6 websites.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Anna Buchan

Information Compliance Officer

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

ACC handled your request for information in accordance with the provisions
of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please refer to the
attached PDF for more information about your rights under FOISA.

 

Information Compliance Team
Customer Service
Corporate Governance
Aberdeen City Council
3rd Floor North

Business Hub 17
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AQ

[2][Aberdeen City Council request email]

Tel 03000 200 292

 

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your mobile call plan.

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[3]www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

 

 

 

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opinions expressed in this email are those of the sender and they do not
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attachments create, form part of or vary any contractual or unilateral
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Dear Foi Enquiries,

Thank you for the information provided.

Yours sincerely,

Jack Smith

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