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Cyber Alerts - REST API

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


Use this API to access a feed of alerts issued by our 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 production, beta.

If you would like to be involved in our beta programme or have any other queries, contact us.

Service level

This API is a platinum service, meaning it is operational and supported 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For more details, see service levels.


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

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


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


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

Last edited: 14 November 2023 4:22 pm