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Share of cyber security risk identification methods in businesses in the UK 2020

This statistic displays the share of cyber security risk identification methods in businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020. Among all respondents, 29 percent did ad-hoc health checks that were undertaken regularly to identify cyber security risks.
Cyber security became a critical issue for all businesses as the protection of systems, networks and data in cyberspace only became more important as more devices were connected to the internet. On the other hand, cyber security risks can be divided into many types, one of which is malware. Malware (malicious software) includes viruses, worms, spyware/adware and trojans.

Which of the following, if any, have you done over the last 12 months to identify cyber security risks to your organization?

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Release date

March 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 9, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Number of respondents

1,348 respondents

Special properties

Respondents are UK businesses

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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