Cyber Security Breaches Survey

This series brings together all the releases of the Cyber Security Breaches Survey.

The Government has surveyed UK businesses and charities (since 2018 report) to find out how they approach cyber security and help them learn more about the cyber security issues faced by industry. The research informs Government policy on cyber security and how Government works with industry to make Britain one of the most secure places to do business online.

Cyber Security Breaches Survey Consultation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) ran a consultation on the future of the Cyber Security Breaches Survey between 28 January 2020 and 23 March 2020. The consultation considered how the survey should continue in future, what information was being used and what impact potential changes might have. This consultation has now concluded and you can read the consultation response here.


Published 19 April 2017
Last updated 27 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the consultation on the future of the survey, which has now concluded.

  2. Published the 2020 Cyber Security Breaches survey

  3. The 2019 Cyber Security Breaches survey has been published.

  4. We have published the 2019 Cyber Security Breaches Survey report

  5. First published.