Average cost of most disruptive cyber security breach for UK businesses 2016

This statistic displays the average cost of the most disruptive cyber security breach in United Kingdom (UK) businesses in 2016, by business size. The most disruptive breach in micro or small businesses amounted to 2,300 British pounds on average, whereas in large businesses it cost 32,300 British pounds on average.

Average cost of the most disruptive breaches in United Kingdom (UK) businesses as of February 2016

Average cost in GBP
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Release date

May 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 30, 2015 to February 5, 2016

Number of respondents


Special properties

*base: UK businesses

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Source notes that micro and small firms have been merged to make this analysis more statistically robust.

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