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NCSC provides security expertise on NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app

The development of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app has had the support of NCSC experts.

Screenshot from the NHS COVID-19 app

Experts from the National Cyber Security Centre have been supporting the development of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app, which will be launched on the Isle of Wight this week.

The app forms part of the government’s wider test and trace programme to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and pave the way to safely reducing current social distancing measures.

The privacy and security of app users’ data is a priority and the NCSC has been advising on best practice throughout the app’s development.

The NCSC yesterday published three documents relating to its work on the app:

Head to GOV.UK for the latest government advice on the coronavirus.


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