Secure Email

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Description This information standard defines the minimum non-functional requirements for a secure email service
Reference code DCB1596
Has the standard been published? true
Nationally Mandated true
Status of standard Active
Publication due
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Standard type Technical standards and specifications
Documentation Help Text
Link to Documentation https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/information-standards/information-standards-and-data-collections-including-extractions/publications-and-notifications/standards-and-collections/dcb1596-secure-email
Contact details standards.assurance@nhs.net
Topic
  • Information governance
  • Security
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards * DCB0086 Data Security and Protection Toolkit * DCB0160 Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT Systems * DCB0129 Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems * BS ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - Requirements * BS ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Information technology. Security techniques. Code of practice for information security controls [Cabinet Office Guidance](https://www.gov.uk/guidance/securing-government-email) * RFC5246 and RFC 8446 (TLS) * RFC7208 (SPF) * RFC6377 (DKIM) * RFC7489 (DMARC) * RFC8640 (TLS-RPT) * RFC8461 (MTA-STS) * Health and Social Care Guidance * NHS and social care data: off-shoring and the use of public cloud services
Dependencies No known dependencies
Assurance This standard has been approved by the Data Coordination Board (legacy) and published as an information standard notice (ISN).
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