Reference 2017-285

REF:            2017-285

Subject:        Cyber attack

 

Request:

  1. Under an above request could I please ask how many computers across your trust use windows XP?
  2. Under an above request could I enquire what the predicted/estimated cost to your trust is/for/against cyber-attacks across 2017?

Additionally what has/is the current cost to date?

  1. Under an above request could I please ask how many patients had to be notified of an appointment being cancelled due to the cyber-attack on NHS Systems on the 12th of May 2017?
  2. Under an above request could you advise how many attempted Cyber-attacks have been directed at your trust in 2016 and 2017 to date?
  3. How many computer infection attempts have been cleared/stopped by your firewall or antivirus software by day for the month of May 2017 so far?

 

Response:

Reference number Questions Answers
2017-285 1. Under an above request could I please ask how many computers across your trust use windows XP? Refused under section 31(1): prejudice to law enforcement

 

The Trust view is that disclosure of the information would prejudice our ability to resist cyber-attacks on our systems.

2017-286 2. Under an above request could I enquire what the predicted/estimated cost to your trust is/for/against cyber-attacks across 2017 ?

Additionally what has/is the current cost to date ?

We do not hold this information.
2017-287 3. Under an above request could I please ask how many patients had to be notified of an appointment being cancelled due to the cyber-attack on NHS Systems on the 12th of May 2017? Zero
2017-288 4. Under an above request could you advise how many attempted Cyber-attacks have been directed at your trust in 2016 and 2017 to date? Under Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible.

 

Please follow the link to our public website, question 2.

 

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/reference-2016-685/

2017-289 5. How many computer infection attempts have been cleared/stopped by your firewall or antivirus software by day for the month of May 2017 so far? We are continuously stopping attackers. This is an on-going situation.