‘Sizable Proportion’ Of U.K. Businesses Have No Formal Approach On Cyber Security

The U.K. government could be forgiven rising levels of frustration when it comes to the approach taken by many businesses on cyber security. Read about the new  Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017, commissioned by the U.K. government as part of its National Cyber Security Program which reveals that most businesses in United Kingdom dont have […]

Fifth of British businesses hacked by cyber criminals

A fifth of British businesses have been hacked by cyber criminals in the last 12 months – with larger firms the most at risk. A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC ) found 42% of big businesses had fallen victim to cyber crime, compared with 18% of small companies. Read more about the new […]

One in five SMEs have fallen victim to hack attacks in the last year

By all accounts, 2016 was the year of highly publicised hack attacks. Not only did hackers allegedly attempt to interfere with both the US presidential election and the Brexit vote but many British businesses have also experienced breaches. Read about the new report by  British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which reveals that one in five […]

Fifth of British businesses hacked by cyber criminals

A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) found 42% of big businesses had fallen victim to cyber crime, compared with 18% of small companies. Only a quarter (24%) of those questioned said their business had security measures in place to guard against hacking. Read about the new survey by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which […]

£42bn: The damage to UK investors from ‘severe’ cyberattacks since 2013

Businesses have increasingly come under attack by hackers over the past few years but the massive negative impact data breaches can have on companies’ valuations is not yet fully quantified. A recent study conducted by Oxford Economics reveals that “severe” cyberattacks have cost UK business investors close to £42bn since 2013. Read more about the […]

Report: Cyber-threat to UK business is “significant and growing”

The cyber-threat to UK business is “significant and growing”, according to a new report from the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and National Crime Agency (NCA). Read about the new report by UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and National Crime Agency (NCA) which reveals that the cyber threat to UK businesses is significant and […]

Half of Large British Businesses Victims of Ransomware

More than a third of British businesses (36%) are not ‘very confident’ that efforts to completely eradicate a recent ransomware attack from work systems have been successful. That’s according to research commissioned by Citrix and carried out by One Poll, which also reveals that almost half of large British businesses (45%) have fallen victim to a […]

Almost half of UK business has NO cyber security plan

Almost half of UK businesses do not have a formal cyber security strategy implemented, despite the perilous nature of the current threat landscape. Read more about the new  IoD report titled Cyber security: Ensuring business is ready for the 21st century which reveals that only 57 percent of United Kingdom businesses have a cyber security […]

UK businesses are responding to the threat of cyber attack too slowly

More than a third of businesses lack a formal strategy against cyber attack, according to a new report published by the Institute of Directors and Barclays.  There have been a number of high-profile attacks on the digital economy over the past year, including the hacking of 40,000 customer customer accounts at Tesco Bank in November. […]

UK companies failing to educate their employees about cyber security

A recent survey by Ultima has once again highlighted the urgent need for UK business to take cyber security more seriously.The survey finds that 65 per cent of companies don’t have any security solutions deployed onto their mobile devices, and 68 per cent of companies do not have an awareness programme aimed at employees of […]