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Cybercrime

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 14th November 2018.

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Photo of Jo Platt Jo Platt Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has any plans to extend the availability of the National Cyber Security Centre's Mail check tool to those with private sector email addresses.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Active Cyber Defence is a world-leading initiative implemented by the NCSC to protect against the vast majority of high volume but low sophistication cyber-attacks. The NCSC have made the MailCheck implementation available for free on the open source hosting site GitHub, so anyone who is minded can implement it themselves. We continue to work with others to expand services to those sectors that need them.

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