Encryption policy

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Charlie Milton

Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

Could you please supply a copy of your encryption policy?

Yours faithfully,

Charlie Milton

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Information Commissioner's Office

10 May 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0841173

 

Dear C Milton

Thank you for contacting the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). We
received your information request on 7 May.
 
 
Your request
 
You asked us for the following: “a copy of your encryption policy”
 
We have considered your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA).
 
Our response 
 
I can confirm that the ICO does not hold information within scope of your
request.
 
Whilst the ICO does use encryption, where appropriate as part of our
overall approach to privacy and security by design, we do not hold a
document that outlines our internal policy.
 
We do publish [1]external guidance on encryption on our website which you
may find interesting.
 
 
This concludes our response. Thank you for your interest in the ICO.
 
                        
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Charlie Milton left an annotation ()

Interesting the ICO guide on encryption states - You should have an encryption policy in place that governs how and when you implement encryption' and yet they have no encryption policy themselves.