NHS: Cybercrime

Department of Health written question – answered on 1st February 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Conservative, South West Wiltshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which NHS organisations have been targeted by cyber attacks in each year since 2010.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Conservative, South West Wiltshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the cost to the NHS of cyber attacks in each year since 2010.

Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department and the National Health Service takes protection of data very seriously. The Government will respond shortly to the recent consultation on The National Data Guardian for Health and Care Review of Data Security, Consents and Opt-Outs, published 6 July 2016.

The Department does not comment on security matters.

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