Rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015, by type of breach
Rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the UK 2014-15, by type
This statistic shows the rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015, by type of breach. In 2014, it was found that 45 percent of the small businesses reported infection by viruses or malicious software.
Rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015, by type of breach
20142015
Infection by viruses or malicious software45%63%
Attacks by an unauthorised outsider (including hacking attempts)33%35%
Other incidents caused by staff22%27%
Theft or fraud involving computers 10%6%
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Sources

Release date

June 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 and 2015

Number of respondents

829 (2014), 355 (2015)

Special properties

Small businesses*

Supplementary notes

* Small businesses: less than 50 employees

Rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the UK 2014-15, by type
This statistic shows the rate of small businesses suffering from security breaches in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015, by type of breach. In 2014, it was found that 45 percent of the small businesses reported infection by viruses or malicious software.
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