||<p>Cabinet Office does not require central reporting of data breaches by government
departments.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-minimum-cyber-security-standard"
target="_blank">minimum cyber security standard</a> outlines the communications required
by a department when there is a security incident that impacts on sensitive information
or key operational services.</p><p> </p><p>The Government Security Group would be
involved in the response to a category one or two</p><p>cyber security incident impacting
a central government department(s), however to date an incident of this type has not
occurred.</p><p> </p><p>The <a href="https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/annual-review-2018"
target="_blank">National Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Report (2018)</a> provides
the total number of incidents it has dealt with over the past year.</p>