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Full breakdown by item and cost of IT equipment lost in the past two years: FOI release

Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Full breakdown by item and cost of IT equipment lost in the past two years: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03285
Date received: 29 October 2018
Date responded: 20 November 2018
 
Information requested
 
You asked for a full breakdown by item and cost of IT equipment lost by the Scottish Government in 2017-18 and 2018-19 to date.

Response
 
Table 1 below provides a breakdown of some of the information you requested about devices which have been lost or misplaced in 2017-18 and 2018-19. This information is for core Scottish Government staff and shared customers of the SCOTS service.
 

Year

Item

Total Lost

Total Stolen

2017/18

Blackberry/Smartphone

10

0

iPad/Tablet

0

0

Laptop

0

0

Total

10

0

2018/19

Blackberry/Smartphone

22

0

iPad/Tablet

0

0

Laptop

6

5

Total

28

5

Data for 2018/19 is accurate as at 15th November 2018. Items that have been recovered are not recorded and are therefore not reflected in the figures above.

An estimated value for the items lost or stolen in 2017/18 and 2018/19 is not available.  This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not currently hold this information. 

 
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