Almost half UK businesses suffered cyberattack or security breach last year

Nearly half the businesses in the UK have fallen victim to cyberattacks or security breaches in the last year, costing them each thousands of pounds, new data shows.

The government report also found a fifth of charities had been affected, in a detailed look at how organisations of all sizes are at risk of being targeted. The 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey found 19 per cent of charities and 43 per cent of businesses had reported cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.

Source: Almost half UK businesses suffered cyberattack or security breach last year, figures show | The Independent

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