Freedom of Information Request - Secure Communication

The request was refused by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

Dear East Cambridgeshire District Council,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Specifically, I am seeking information regarding your secure communication.

Please provide me with the following information:
1. What is your current email provider (e.g. Outlook or G-suite)?
2. Do you have a solution for secure email in place (Y/N)?
3. Who is your current email security provider (e.g. Egress)?
4. When is the contract up for renewal?
5. Typically what is the chosen duration of these contracts 12, 24, or 36 Months?
6. Name and contact details of the person responsible?
7. Current annual spend for this contract?
8. Current number of licences for this contract?
9. Did you purchase via a reseller (if yes, please specify who)?
Budget & procurement
10. Are you planning on assigning specific budgets for securing email communication
in 2021?
11. Do you procure through the G-Cloud framework (if not, how do you procure &
plan to procure secure email in the future)?

Please acknowledge receipt of this request as soon as possible and, in any event, within 20 working days as required by the Act. I understand that under the Act, you are required to provide the information requested unless you have a valid reason for not doing so. If you do not have the information requested, please advise me as to what further action I should take.

If any of the information requested is exempt under the Act, please indicate which exemption applies and explain why it applies.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Yours faithfully,
Tristan Durley

foi, East Cambridgeshire District Council

AUTOMATED MESSAGE We acknowledge receipt of this email and your request
will be dealt with accordingly. The Council have 20 working days to comply
with requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Please note if your email
is not a request for information, this will not fall within the statutory
time limit but will be dealt with by the relevant department. Victoria
Higham Information and Legal Support Officer 01353 665555
[email address] East Cambridgeshire
District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs CB7 4EE

foi, East Cambridgeshire District Council

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Good Morning,

Thank you for your recent FOI request, please find your response attached.

Kind Regards,
Victoria Higham
Information Officer
East Cambridgeshire District Council
The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4EE
Pay, report, apply online 24 hours a day
01353 665555
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