To report an urgent cyber security issue, call 0300 303 5222 or email email@example.com.
To view the latest cyber security threat intelligence bulletins, visit the CareCERT Information Sharing Portal.
We support health and care organisations to manage cyber security risk. This enables the safe and secure use of data and technology to deliver improved patient care.
Find out more about what we do.
Cyber threats are constantly evolving and always present, and increasingly digital health and care organisations must remain prepared and ready to respond.
We provide a range of specialist services that help health and care organisations manage cyber risk and recover in the event of an incident:
We provide knowledge and training to help health and care organisations understand the threat of a data security breach, and to prepare accordingly.
We help health and care organisations to assess their data and cyber security practices and provide support to prepare for and respond to data and cyber security incidents.
We undertake a range of national and local monitoring services, designed to identify vulnerabilities, uncover suspicious behaviour and block malicious activity.
We issue a range of cyber security threat notifications to health and care organisations, ranging from weekly threat bulletins to immediate high-severity alerts.
The CareCERT Information Sharing Portal provides up-to-date information on known threats to cyber and data security. You will need an NHS network connection to access this site.
The Data Security and Protection Toolkit is an online self-assessment tool that allows organisations to measure their performance against the National Data Guardian’s 10 data security standards.
The knowledge library provides example policies, good practice, and simple user reference guides on a range of data security topics.
Why and how we process your data within CareCERT collect, and your rights.
Guidance on using the Cyber Security Services 2 framework to buy cyber security services from certified suppliers, to help you to protect your systems and data from cyber attack, and respond to security incidents.