Data Loss Incidents

Belinda Perrin made this Freedom of Information request to Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

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Dear Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,
I would like to know to what extent you have implemented data loss prevention strategies and losses that you have incurred specifically covering the following;

a) How many data losses have you incurred in the last 24 months relating to the following

USB loss (to include data theft by employees as well as just lost USB devices)
Email leakage (accidental and also malicious)
Laptop theft

To each of the above please provide an indication of what data was lost or stolen and the estimated cost associated with that loss

b) What policies do you have in place surrounding

Encryption of data on Laptops, devices and email
Data transfer between departments and organisations under your control/guidance
The use of removable storage devices

c) What tools have you implemented to help meet data protection requirements to ensure that data is stored and transferred securely and not kept longer than necessary?

d) What was the cost of these tools - initial licence cost and ongoing support/maintenance contracts?

I look forward to receiving your response

Yours faithfully,

Belinda Perrin

Freedom of Information,

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Dear Ms Perrin,

Please find the attached document in realtion to your recent Freedom of
information request.

<<0529 - Acknowledgement Letter.pdf>>

Regards,

Barbara Appleby
Information Governance Officer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust
Jenner House, Langley Business Park, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 1QQ

Tel 01249468232 Fax 01249468073

[1]www.awp.nhs.uk

[2]www.awp.nhs.uk/confidence

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Dear Ms Belinda Perrin,

Please find the attached documents in realtion to your recent Freedom of
Information request.

<<0529 - Response Letter.pdf>> <<Acceptable Use Policy v3.0.pdf>>
<<MemoryStickGuidanceBooklet[1].pdf>> <<GOV_IGCM_01 Data Protection Policy
v4.0.pdf>>

Regards,

Barbara Appleby
Information Governance Officer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust
Jenner House, Langley Business Park, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 1QQ

Tel 01249468232 Fax 01249468073

[1]www.awp.nhs.uk

[2]www.awp.nhs.uk/confidence

Think before emailing - would a conversation be better?

One in four of us experiences a mental health problem. Become a member of our Trust and help influence how we shape mental health services.

References

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1. http://www.awp.nhs.uk/
2. http://www.awp.nhs.uk/confidence