Government Departments: Computer Viruses

(asked on 13th September 2023) - View Source

Question to the Cabinet Office:

To ask His Majesty's Government, over the past 12 months, how many individual devices issued by government departments have been identified as containing malware.

Answered by
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Portrait
Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Minister of State (Cabinet Office)
This question was answered on 27th September 2023

The government does not comment on issues concerning national security.

The Government Cyber Security Strategy, published in January 2022, sets out how we will build and maintain our cyber defences. The strategy outlines how departments must be able to minimise the impact when malware is found.

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