Small businesses' security incidents ranked by severity in the UK 2014

Types of security incidents of small businesses ranked by severity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2014
Small businesses' security incidents ranked by severity in the UK 2014 This statistic shows the types of security incidents of small businesses ranked by severity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Of the respondents, 31 percent reported that their worst security breach was infection by virus or malicious software.
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Types of security incidents of small businesses ranked by severity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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Share of small businesses
Infection by virus or malicious software31%
Attack or unauthorisedaccess by outsiders23%
Theft or unauthorised disclosureof confidential information19%
Staff misuse of the internet or email12%
Systems failure or data corruption7%
Infringement of laws or regulations4%
Fraud or theft using computer systems4%
Physical theft of computer equipment0%
Share of small businesses
Infection by virus or malicious software31%
Attack or unauthorisedaccess by outsiders23%
Theft or unauthorised disclosureof confidential information19%
Staff misuse of the internet or email12%
Systems failure or data corruption7%
Infringement of laws or regulations4%
Fraud or theft using computer systems4%
Physical theft of computer equipment0%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2014
This statistic shows the types of security incidents of small businesses ranked by severity in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Of the respondents, 31 percent reported that their worst security breach was infection by virus or malicious software.
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