Research and analysis

Cyber Aware perception gap: report

Cyber Aware perception gap report on the public misconceptions of cyber crime.


A call to action: the Cyber Aware perception gap

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There is a large and growing gap between the nature of the threat from cyber crime, and public perceptions. A large proportion of the public and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) underestimate the risk of cyber crime and feel powerless to protect themselves against it.

This report evidences and summarises the public misconceptions about cyber crime and suggests how these can be overcome.

Published 1 March 2018