FOI Request - Cyber Security
1. How much money has been spent specifically on firewalls, locked down desktops/servers, intrusion prevention systems, and end-point-security software
for the past four years (2017,2018, 2019 and 2020 to date), broken down by year?
2. How many successful hacks have taken place and where from for the past four years (2017, 2018,2019 and 2020 to date) broken down by year?
3. How many attempted hacks have taken place and for the past four years (2017, 2018,2019 and 2020 to date) broken down by year?
1. Figures for a similar request for 2019 and 2020 can be found at the following link:
Values for 2017 and 2018 are £41,500 and £37,900 respectively.
For Q2 and Q3, data specifically relating to hacks isn't held. In accordance with section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we can confirm that no information is recorded. Please see previous response for details of data breaches and cyber incidents: