How information security breaches are affecting UK businesses, in terms of the extent and the impact that they have had.
Sets out the number and nature of information security breaches experienced by UK business in the past year. The report compares this data with the 2012 information security breaches survey technical report. This illustrates the scale of cyber security threats facing business and shows how these have increased. It shows how the average number of breaches has risen for both large and small businesses, with small businesses in particular experiencing higher levels of attacks from outsiders.
The survey covers:
- the number of information security breaches experienced by UK businesses
- the type of breach
- the financial cost of these breaches
The report also shows how much of a priority information security is for businesses. It covers how companies deal with information security in terms of expenditure and staff awareness.
View the key results on the PricewaterhouseCoopers 2013 survey results website where you can filter results by business size, sector and geographical location.
The government has also published guidance for small businesses on cyber security.