Freedom of information response

Cyber security

Publication date: 
Friday 20 December 2019

1. The total amount spent by the Council on data security and cyber security training in the 12 months to the 1st of November 2019; and the breakdown of these costs in terms of the training undertaken.

2. The total amount spent by the Council on private cyber security contractors and/or consultants/consultancies in the last 12 months.

3. The total number of qualified cyber security and data security professionals employed by the Council.


1. The Council attend Essex Wide Security Groups allowing access to free training and seminars. Training costs were £6750 (but some of this was funded by our partners)

2. £7,000

3. 3

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Request reference:
FOI 9604