Share of businesses conducting cyber security training in the UK 2019, by size

This statistic displays the share of businesses where staff have had cyber security training in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by size. Among all United Kingdom businesses, 27 percent have had cyber security training in the last 12 months. While among large firms, 73 percent of respondents had cyber security training.
Cyber security is designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from an attack, damage or unauthorized access.
Not only did large firms have the highest share of cyber security training, but they also had the highest share of awareness of the ISO 27001.

Share of United Kingdom (UK) businesses where staff have had cyber security training in 2019, by size of business

Share of respondents
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Release date

July 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 10, 2018 to December 20, 2019

Number of respondents

1,566 respondents

Special properties

Respondents are UK businesses*

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

*The 1,566 UK businesses composed of: 757 micro firms, 321 small firms, 281 medium firms and 207 large firms.
The source adds the following information: "% of organisations where staff have attended internal or external training, or seminars or conferences on cyber security in the last 12 months".

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