IT security incidents by severity of disruptions to business caused in the UK 2014-15

Distribution of hacker affected organisations by IT security incidents type and degree of business operations' disruption in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 2, 2015
IT security incidents by severity of disruptions to business caused in the UK 2014-15 This statistic shows distribution of affected organizations by security incident types and degree of business operations' disruption in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, it was found that 20 percent of responding organizations reported that staff misuse of Internet or email caused very serious disruptions in their business operations.
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Distribution of hacker affected organisations by IT security incidents type and degree of business operations' disruption in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015

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MinorSeriousVery serious
Attack on website or Internet gateway (2014)50%17%0%
Breach of law/regulations (2014)17%17%17%
Fraud or theft using computer systems (2014)25%25%0%
Infection by malicious software (2014)48%24%0%
Physical theft of computer equipment (2014)0%22%0%
Staff misuse of the Internet or email (2014)40%20%20%
Theft or unauthorised disclosure of confidential data (2014)27%32%5%
Attack on website or Internet gateway (2015)33%33%33%
Breach of law/regulations (2015)0%33%33%
Fraud or theft using computer systems (2015)0%0%0%
Infection by malicious software (2015)40%20%0%
Physical theft of computer equipment (2015)0%0%0%
Staff misuse of the Internet or email (2015)100%0%0%
Theft or unauthorised disclosure of confidential data (2015)63%13%13%
MinorSeriousVery serious
Attack on website or Internet gateway (2014)50%17%0%
Breach of law/regulations (2014)17%17%17%
Fraud or theft using computer systems (2014)25%25%0%
Infection by malicious software (2014)48%24%0%
Physical theft of computer equipment (2014)0%22%0%
Staff misuse of the Internet or email (2014)40%20%20%
Theft or unauthorised disclosure of confidential data (2014)27%32%5%
Attack on website or Internet gateway (2015)33%33%33%
Breach of law/regulations (2015)0%33%33%
Fraud or theft using computer systems (2015)0%0%0%
Infection by malicious software (2015)40%20%0%
Physical theft of computer equipment (2015)0%0%0%
Staff misuse of the Internet or email (2015)100%0%0%
Theft or unauthorised disclosure of confidential data (2015)63%13%13%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 2, 2015
This statistic shows distribution of affected organizations by security incident types and degree of business operations' disruption in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, it was found that 20 percent of responding organizations reported that staff misuse of Internet or email caused very serious disruptions in their business operations.
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