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Cyber and data security services and resources

Find out about the cyber and data security services available to the NHS and social care.

NHS Secure Boundary

Our free secure boundary service is a perimeter security project supporting NHS organisations. Find out how we can help you secure your organisation.

On-site assessments

We offer free on-site assessments to help your NHS organisation identify vulnerabilities and understand and overcome areas of high risk. This will help your organisation to achieve the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.

Cyber security support model

Our free cyber security support model helps trusts and Commissioning Support Units (CSUs) meet their cyber security responsibilities. Find out about the services we offer.

Cyber operational readiness support

To help your NHS organisation embed cyber security, we offer free support to address security-critical issues that can have clinical impact and threaten patient safety, specifically in relation to policy, process and cultural change.  

Cyber risk framework workshop

We’ve created a risk framework to help your NHS organisation identify cyber-specific security risks and to align those risks to your corporate risk register. Find out how to join one of our workshops about the framework.

Technical remediation

Our free technical remediation service offers support to NHS organisations to help fix technical issues in existing technology and systems to help you achieve the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.

Advanced Threat Protection from Microsoft

Until April 2023, organisations providing NHS funded care are eligible for centrally funded Windows 10 desktop operating system licences, which include Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (MDATP). This allows organisations to save money, reduce potential vulnerabilities and increase cyber resilience.

Vulnerability Monitoring Service

The Vulnerability Monitoring Service (VMS) provides a scan of your organisation's IP addresses to help identify any cyber security risks.

BitSight - vulnerability monitoring and cyber security ratings service

BitSight is an external service that can help your organisation to measure levels of cyber security risk.