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Cyber Alerts - REST API

Access a feed of alerts issued by our cyber security centre.

Overview

Use this API to access a feed of alerts issued by our NHS Digital cyber security centre.

You can:

  • get a list of cyber alerts according to certain parameters 
  • get details of a single cyber alert
  • choose to get a concise subset or full details of the alerts

Who can use this API

This API can only be used to help support the delivery of health and social care.


API status

This API is in beta.


Service level

This API is a silver service, meaning it is available 24 x 7 x 365 but only supported during business hours (8am to 6pm), Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.

For more details, see service levels.


Technology

This API is a REST API.

For more details, see Basic REST.


Network access

This API is available on the internet and, indirectly, on the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN).

For more details see Network access for APIs.


Security and authorisation

This API is open-access - we do not authenticate or authorise the calling application, or the end user.


Environments and testing

This API is available in production.

The base URL is https://digital.nhs.uk/restapi/CyberAlert/

We do not have any test environments outside this, but you can test reasonably in production.


Onboarding

This API is open-access, no onboarding is required.


Interactions

For a full list of interactions for this API, see the Cyber alerts API feed.

Last edited: 17 January 2022 3:47 pm