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Almost half of UK firms reported security breach in 2016

Wednesday 19 April 2017 | 15:25 CET | News
Virtually all UK businesses are exposed to cyber security risks, the UK government's Cyber Security Breaches Survey for 2017 revealed, noting almost half (46%) reported at least one breach or attack in the past 12 months. Of these, 41 percent said the incident resulted in a temporary loss of files or network access (23%) or systems becoming corrupted (20%), with 57 percent saying the breach adversely impacted their organisation, for example through being forced to implement new protective measures (38%) or having staff time taken up dealing with the breach (34%). Breaches also cost money,

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Countries: United Kingdom
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