Frequency of cyber security breaches experience by businesses in the UK 2019

This statistic displays the frequency of cyber security breaches experienced by businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. Among all respondents, 26 percent experienced breaches only once in the last 12 months, whereas 25 percent experienced them less than once a month.
The proportion of businesses that experienced breaches in the past 12 months had various costs of cyber security breaches depending on the size of these businesses. In addition, these breaches were of many types such as viruses, ransomware or denial-of-service attacks.

Approximately how often in the last 12 months did you experience cyber security breaches or attacks?

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Sources

Release date

April 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 10, 2018 to December 20, 2018

Number of respondents

637 respondents

Special properties

Respondents are UK businesses that identified a breach or attack in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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