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Impact of cyber security breaches experienced by United Kingdom (UK) businesses 2020

This statistic displays the share of businesses that have had certain outcomes after experiencing a cyber security breach or attack in the last twelve months in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020. Among all respondents, 39 percent of breaches experienced in the last 12 months resulted to new measures needed for future attacks.
There were many different outcomes as well as many different types of security breaches. A cyber security breach is anything relating to an unauthorized access of data, applications, services, networks. With each passing year, more and more businesses were experiencing cyber security breaches or attacks.

Have the breaches or attacks experienced in the last 12 months impacted your organisation in any of the following ways, or not?

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Release date

March 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 9, 2019 to December 23, 2019

Number of respondents

748 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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