Effective Information Sharing & Security

EISS supports public sector and not-for-profit organisations to share information with each other and their partners in a safe, secure manner to enable better and more cost-effective service delivery for citizens and communities.
The EISS programme supports a wide range of information governance, sharing, security and compliance professionals and includes the Warning Advice & Reporting Point service. Many iNetwork member organisations depend on the advice and guidance they receive through EISS to address challenges such as PSN compliance, public health transition, effective information governance and cross agency information sharing. For more Information on the EISS programme click HERE

EISS Chair Introduction

iNetwork aims to bolster information leadership to enable better (safe, secure and appropriate) information sharing so that services can be provided at an earlier stage which meet the customer’s needs in a more proactive and cost effective way. We continue to work to promote cyber initiatives that aim to provide information and support around how to reduce the risk of attacks which can damage Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Information that is used to provide public services. 

David Willis

Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership


Phillipa Nazari

Greater Manchester Combined Authority 

Deputy Chair

Theme 1:

Information Leadership

iNetwork will upskill Senior Information Risk Owners, Information Asset Owners, Data Protection Officers and other information leadership. Facilitate national level engagement to influence information access policy/ programmes

Theme 2:

Cyber Security and Resilience

iNetwork will encourage effective engagement in the North West Warning, Advice and Reporting Point (North West WARP).The North West WARP will engage with NCSC, CARE CERT and other national bodies and disseminate these updates with WARP members

Theme 3:

Person centred information sharing

iNetwork will communicate regular updates from ICO, national agencies, other relevant groups and bodies on compliance and legislation such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (which comes into effect May 2018) via NLG Meetings and other activities Engage senior leadership and seeking support for the following information roles: Senior Information Risk Owner, Chief Information Officer, Data Protection Officer and Caldecott Guardian roles in particular.


Delivery Partners and Engaged Stakeholders

National Cyber Security Centre / GCHQ, Cabinet Office, Dept of Work and PensionsDept of Communities and Local Government, Dept of Business Innovation and Skills, Emergency Planning College, Government Digital Service / PSN, Information Commissioner’s OfficeLocal Government Association, National Local Authority WARP, National Data Guardian’s Office (Caldicott Guardians), The National Archives and other local and national experts.

“Excellent opportunity to learn what new threats and data compromisation issues. Very good event for networking.”

Colleague, Liverpool City Council

“iNetwork is a great for networking and sharing good practice with relevant up to date topics.”

Colleague, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

For advice, guidance and support in this area, please contact Mathew Hamrouni, Effective Information Sharing & Security Lead

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