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State of the Cyber Nation: UK Government Report on Cybersecurity Breaches

The UK gvmt issues this scary report on cyberbreaches and highlighted that:

-almost half of UK businesses experienced at least one data breach in 2016: 66% of medium-sized firms and 68% among large ones

-the main maneuvre involved fraudulent e-mails

  • only a bit more than a quarter of breached companies reported the attack(s).
  • only a third of companies have personal-data-encryption policies in palce