Large organisations by type of attack by unauthorised outsider in the UK 2014-2015

This statistic displays the distribution of large organizations attacked by an unauthorized outsider in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, it was found that 57 percent of responding organizations reported outside attack related to the impersonation of the organization on internet.

Distribution of large organisations attacked by an unauthorised outsider in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015

20142015
Any of the above55%76%
Organisation impersonated in the Internet (e.g. phishing attack)57%57%
Customer impersonated fraudulently (e.g. identity theft)46%47%
Denial of service attack38%37%
Actual penetration into the organisation's network24%24%
Attack on Internet or telecommunications traffic16%16%
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Sources

Release date

June 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 and 2015

Number of respondents

449 (2014), 140 (2015)

Special properties

large organisations*

Supplementary notes

* Large organisations: more than 250 employees.

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