Share of implemented cyber security rules or controls by businesses in the UK 2019

This statistic displays the share of certain rules or controls that businesses have implemented with regards to cyber security in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. Among all respondents, 91 percent implemented the rule to apply software updates when they are available. On the other hand, only 37 percent of businesses implemented segregated wireless network.
Cyber security became a critical issue for all businesses as the protection of systems, networks and data cyberspace is only becoming more important with more security incidents occurring worldwide. Thus, many UK businesses implemented different cyber security rules such as up-to-date malware protection, as in protection from viruses, worms, spyware/adware and trojans.

Which of the following rules or controls, if any, do you have in place?

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Release date

April 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 10, 2018 to December 20, 2018

Number of respondents

1,566 respondents

Special properties

Respondents are UK businesses

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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