UK businesses under cyber-attack – infographic

May 19th, 2017 .
Authored by Matthew Webb .
1 min read
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More than half of businesses in the UK have experienced a cyber-attack in the past year, according to our survey. Is your industry a cyber-crime target?

More than half of UK companies have experienced a cyber-attack in the past year. That’s a sobering fact for any business owner.

We’ve previously written about the types of industries being targeted by cyber criminals.

Now our research shows that it’s UK media, tech and telecoms companies that have had the most number of cyber-attacks in the past year, closely followed by healthcare and pharmaceutical.

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Read the full picture of cyber security in the UK, the US and Germany at The Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2017.

To see how things have evolved in the years since, visit our Cyber Readiness Report hub page. You’ll find up-to-date cyber statics and advice for UK businesses.

Find out more about our cyber and data risks insurance.

At Hiscox, we want to help your small business thrive. Our blog has many articles you may find relevant and useful as your business grows. But these articles aren’t professional advice. So, to find out more on a subject we cover here, please seek professional assistance.

Matthew Webb

Matthew Webb is our Cyber Line Underwriter at Hiscox. Inspired by his father, who had built up his own independent insurance brokerage in their home town Tunbridge Wells, Matthew also took the leap into the world of insurance and has focused on products for commercial enterprises ever since. He is now a highly regarded UK resource on risks associated with cyber crime and data security.