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Three quarters of Germans fear businesses are at great cybersecurity risk

Monday 7 August 2017 | 10:35 CET | News
According to the latest study "Attention, a hacker!" by the market research and consulting company YouGov, German internet users are often left alone with their concerns about their cyber security. Only 20 percent of respondents consider that they are properly informed about the risks of cyber attacks on companies and their impact on customers. Many respondents think that cyber security risks are increasing, without a proper response in the form of sufficient protective measures. Informing customers about the cyber risks may be a decisive factor in retaining customers and not losing them to

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