Freedom of information response

Cyber security

Publication date: 
Friday 20 December 2019
Request: 

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.

Response: 

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