Defence Cyber Protection Partnership: communications materials

The DCPP is tasked with improving the protection of the defence sector from the cyber threat. Communication materials are available on this page.



2016 guidance update

As of 1 January 2016, all suppliers bidding for new MOD requirements which include the transfer of ‘MOD identifiable information’ should achieve a Cyber Essentials Scheme (CES) certificate by the contract start date. However, the DCPP Cyber Security Model (CSM), which will require some suppliers to ensure additional cyber security controls are in place ahead of contract award, is currently due to be implemented in Q2 2016. Further information is below.

About DCPP

The Defence Cyber Protection Partnership (DCPP) is a joint MOD/industry initiative initiated in 2012 and established in 2013.

The communications materials attached contain:-

  • core messages
  • frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • glossary of terms
Published 3 July 2015
Last updated 22 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added link to: Defence Cyber Protection Partnership: your questions answered
  2. Added link to Defence Cyber Protection Partnership: resource guide.
  3. Added updated documents.
  4. Added updated documents.
  5. First published.