UK businesses under cyber-attack – infographic


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May 19th, 2017
Matthew Webb

Matthew Webb is our Cyber Line Underwriter at Hiscox. He is a highly-regarded UK resource on risks associated with cyber crime and data security.

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?
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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.

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