Dear Aberdeenshire Council,

Under the freedom of information act 2000. I write to obtain the following details:

1) Name and role for IT Manager(s) / Officer(s) primarily responsible for cyber security

2) Names of all cyber security providers you work with and buy from

3) Names of all cyber security vendor(s) you use

3b) Renewal date for the above vendor(s)

3c) Cost and duration for the above contract(s)/license(s)

3d) For what purpose do you use the vendor
(E.g. Firewalls E.g.2 Anti-virus E.g.3 Vulnerability scanning E.g.4 PCI)

4) Number of websites the council is responsible for securing

Many thanks,

Tom Collins

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your information request.

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Aberdeenshire Information Enquiries

Aberdeenshire Council

Dear Mr Collins

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“The Act”)

We refer to your request dated 05/09/2017, for the following information FOI: Cyber Security - Vendors & Suppliers; Manager Details.

We confirm that the Council holds the following information, which we believe satisfies your request:

1) Name and role for IT Manager(s) / Officer(s) primarily responsible for cyber security
Nicola Graham, Head of Service (ICT)

2) Names of all cyber security providers you work with and buy from
1. NTS; 2. Microsoft; 3. IT BUS; 4. Tenable

3) Names of all cyber security vendor(s) you use
1. NTS; 2. Microsoft; 3. IT BUS; 4. Tenable

3b) Renewal date for the above vendor(s)
1. 22/9/18; 2. 31/3/19; 3. 1/11/17; 4. 31/3/18

3c) Cost and duration for the above contract(s)/license(s)
1. £316,860 – 4 years; 2. £2,290259 – 3 years (note this cost is for our Microsoft Enterprise Agreement – cyber security is only one part of this cost); 3. £18,300 – 1 year; 4. £1,733 – 1 year

3d) For what purpose do you use the vendor
1. Firewall and Web Filtering; 2. Anti-virus, Mobile Device Management (inc. BYoD); 3. Anti-virus (schools only); 4. Vulnerability scanning

4) Number of websites the council is responsible for securing
Approximately 200

Please contact me as the officer responsible for responding to your request if you have any further queries.

If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with this response, please refer to the further information attached.

Yours faithfully

Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Business Services - ICT

Further Information:
Aberdeenshire Council’s Review Procedure under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 can be accessed at the following link:
http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-...

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