|20% businesses negatively affected by a cyber-attack in the last 12 months
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey which surveys UK businesses, charities and education institutions as part of the National Cyber Security Programme.
But what do you do to protect your digital space?
Another key finding of the survey was that 83% of the cyber-attacks have been phishing attempts, which demonstrates that there is still more to be done to educate businesses on better cyber hygiene practices. As a business, your employees are your first line of defence when it comes to cyber security, so educating and upskilling your employees is critical to the strength of your defence.
The latest Cyber Security Breaches Survey demonstrates that businesses of all sizes still have a way to go in knowing how to best protect themselves from cyber-attacks. The survey revealed that on average businesses and charities are being hit by a cyber-attack at least once a week. premises being broken into once a week? If this you physical premises, you would take immediate action and upgrade your theft prevention methods such as alarms and CCTV.