UK businesses have increased their spending on protecting themselves from cyber-attacks according to the recent Global State of Information Security Survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers. This amount will only need to increase further as according to the survey, the number of security incidents that were detected during past 12 months in the UK increased by a scarily 69%. Where you compare this to the global increase of just 25% means that organisations but do more to protect…Continue
Channel 4’s Blackout programme aired on the 9th September highlighted the impact a cyber attack could have on the utility grid. Stepping away from TV, the reality, the risk, the danger is something the business world is exposed to daily and with the cost of cyber crime estimated in the UK between a staggering £18 billion to £27 billion is your organisation prepared and protected from to ensure your firm does not become a cyber statistic.
Cyber attacks or cyber crime have many…Continue
£21bn = the estimated cost of cybercrime to UK businesses according to a government report.
Cyber threats pose a tangible and significant risk to UK business by targeting organisations valuable assets such as data and intellectual property, as such UK businesses are feeling the full force and cost of cybercrime.
Every day, numerous IT systems are under attack or compromised across the globe. Whether that’s a hacker who compromises your systems and/or data, or a hacker who is…Continue
European companies are seeing data breaches increasing by 50% per year, according to the 2013 Information Risk Maturity Index that was released by Iron Mountain and PwC. This report also pointed out the top 3 concerns businesses have if they were to suffer a data breach. These were customer and/or client loyalty, impact on the reputation of their organisations brand, and lost sales and revenue. The actual stats…Continue