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I would like to know the number of employees within your organisation disciplined for computer misuse, broken down over the last 2 financial years (644.2019-20)

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Request

  1. I would like to know the following under the FOI Act. Number of employees within your organisation disciplined for computer misuse, broken down over the last 2 financial years. FY 18-19 and FY17-18. 

 a. As well as the stats could you please provide detail on the nature of the incident,

b. the device and

c. the outcome? 

Response 

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within North Yorkshire Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by North Yorkshire Police.

Decision

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you.

Q1. Please find the below table showing the number of Computer Misuse matters recorded in North Yorkshire Police for the financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19.

North Yorkshire Police Data

Computer Misuse

Financial Year

Count

17/18

6
18/19

19

a. Please find the below table detailing the breach type for the above matters

Breach Type

Count

Confidentiality

6
Orders and Instructions

4

Discreditable Conduct

11
Honesty and Integrity

1

Duties and Responsibility

3

b. The device is not recorded and I therefore cannot provide this information to you.

c.Please find the below table detailing the action taken for the above matters.

Action Taken

Count

Management Action

8

Management Advice

4
Written Warning

2

Hearing – Dismissal without notice

10

No action

1

Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data.  It should be noted therefore that this force’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.

Last modified: July 10, 2020