News and resources

Data Security and Protection Toolkit performance update (26 March 2019 13.15)

Update on the recent DSPT performance issues.

Toolkit take-up (updated 25 March 2019)

Over 10,000 health and social care organisations have published their Data Security and Protection Toolkit self-assessment

System changes and release notes (updated 22 March 2019)

This page provides an overview of recent changes.

Frequently asked questions (updated 12th March 2019)

Responses to frequently asked questions regarding the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

Toolkit webinar slides (updated 18 February 2019)

Presentation slides from recent WebEx sessions

Toolkit training and update events (5th March 2019)

Dial in details for our training and update events.

Additional DSP Toolkit Guidance for sites using both NHSmail and another Email service

Support for answering 6.3.3, 6.3.4 and 6.3.5 for sites with multiple email system including NHSmail.

Useful resources to help complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (22 January 2019)

Useful resources to help complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

Data Security and Protection Toolkit for 2019/20 (18 January 2019)

We would like your comments on the planned DSP Toolkit for next year, 2019/20.

Notified Incidents Reports 2018 (17 January 2019)

Incidents notified to the Information Commissioners Office 25th May 2018 – 31st December 2018 reported quarterly.

Assertions and evidence items - including updated ISO 27001 exemptions (Updated 04 December 2018)

A spreadsheet containing the assertions and evidence items applicable to organisations completing the Toolkit – for reference purposes only.

NHS Digital Funded Cyber Security Training for NHS Trusts and CCGs (13th November 2018)

Free cyber security training for NHS Trusts and CCGs

Information about the Baseline submission for NHS Trusts (12th October 2018)

Further information about the DSP Toolkit Baseline submission required from NHS Trusts.

Information for Social Care Providers (updated 5 September 2018)

Information for Social Care Providers.

Improvements to the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (updated 24 July 2018)

Improvements to the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

Incident Reporting guidance has been updated

Incident Reporting guidance has been updated.

Data Security and Protection Incident Reporting tool available

Data Security and Protection Incident Reporting tool available as part of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

Data Protection Impact Assessment

The Data Protection Impact Assessment for the Data Security and Protection Toolkit is available here

Introducing the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

This presentation is designed to be used as a resource to introduce the DSPT to your organisation.