Cyber security: average direct cost of most disruptive breach for UK businesses 2018

Average direct cost of the most disruptive cyber security breach for businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) as of February 2018 (in GBP)

by S. O'Dea, last edited Jul 4, 2018
Cyber security: average direct cost of most disruptive breach for UK businesses 2018 This statistic displays the average direct cost of the most disruptive cyber security breach for businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by business size. Large businesses reported that the average direct cost of their most disruptive breaches amounted to 8,200 British pounds, whereas micro and small businesses reported an average direct cost of 448 British pounds. The average direct cost of the most disruptive security breaches and the average cost of all cyber security breaches depended heavily on the size of the business.
Concerning the size of businesses, micro firms had two to nine employees, small firms had 10 to 49 employees, medium firms had 50 to 249 employees and large firms had 250 employees or more.
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Average direct cost of the most disruptive cyber security breach for businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) as of February 2018 (in GBP)

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Average cost in GBP
Large businesses8,200
Medium businesses5,420
Micro/small businesses*448
All businesses695
Average cost in GBP
Large businesses8,200
Medium businesses5,420
Micro/small businesses*448
All businesses695
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by S. O'Dea, last edited Jul 4, 2018
This statistic displays the average direct cost of the most disruptive cyber security breach for businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by business size. Large businesses reported that the average direct cost of their most disruptive breaches amounted to 8,200 British pounds, whereas micro and small businesses reported an average direct cost of 448 British pounds. The average direct cost of the most disruptive security breaches and the average cost of all cyber security breaches depended heavily on the size of the business.
Concerning the size of businesses, micro firms had two to nine employees, small firms had 10 to 49 employees, medium firms had 50 to 249 employees and large firms had 250 employees or more.
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