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S5W-09239: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 19 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport on 16 May 2017 (Official Report, c. 4), what instructions the cabinet secretary issued prior to the recent cyber-attacks to (a) civil servants and (b) organisations and agencies for which she has responsibility, to improve resilience against such incidents.

Answered by: Shona Robison 1 June 2017

Health boards all comply with the Scottish Government IT Security Framework and the Standards For Organisational Resilience. NHSScotland Chief Operating Officer issued a letter to Chief Executives of NHS boards on the 21 February 2017 asking that they confirm there are controls in place to mitigate the impact of any disruption to services