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FOI 5720

Technology information

Request

It would be very much appreciated if you could provide me with answers to the following questions:


1. How many laptops were lost by council employees in 2011?

2. How many laptops were lost by council employees in 2012?

3. How many USB keys containing council-related data were lost in 2011?

4. How many USB keys containing council-related data were lost in 2012?

5. Are consumer file storage and sync tools such as (Dropbox and SugarSync) blacklisted in your organisation? i.e. Are these tools blocked from end users?

6. Does the council have a mobile working policy?

7. Can council workers use their own devices to access and work on government content? For example, mobile phones, laptops and tablets

8. Can the Council guarantee that all the councils’ sensitive data is encrypted on all laptops?

9. Does the council use enterprise collaboration software? SharePoint for example?



Response

1. How many laptops were lost by council employees in 2011? - 0

2. How many laptops were lost by council employees in 2012? - 0

3. How many USB keys containing council-related data were lost in 2011? - 0

4. How many USB keys containing council-related data were lost in 2012? - 0

5. Are consumer file storage and sync tools such as (Dropbox and SugarSync) blacklisted in your organisation? i.e. Are these tools blocked from end users? YES

6. Does the council have a mobile working policy? no

7. Can council workers use their own devices to access and work on government content? For example, mobile phones, laptops and tablets – Yes but no data at rest only when using SSL

8. Can the Council guarantee that all the councils’ sensitive data is encrypted on all laptops? – Yes when using data at rest, not used on Laptop using SSL connections

9. Does the council use enterprise collaboration software? SharePoint for example? – No