Freedom of Information Request

Cyber Attacks

Received: 7 July 2021

Over the past 3 years:

How many attempted cyber attacks have there been against the council? This includes DDOS, brute force attacks, ransomware, hacking etc.

How many cyber attacks (that the council is aware of) have successfully breached the council's defences?

To the best of the council's knowledge, has any data been leaked online as a result of the attacks?

Has that data included personal data from people who've used council services?

Roughly how much have cyber attacks cost the council (including hours lost on fixing any issues)?

How much does the council spend approximately per year on cyber defence?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (information exempt) - application/pdf - Download