Keeper Security: New report reveals significant cybersecurity pressures on UK businesses

 Keeper Security: New report reveals significant cybersecurity pressures on UK businesses

LONDON–()–UK businesses are struggling to deal with multiple urgent cybersecurity challenges, new research by Keeper Security has revealed. The 2021 Cybersecurity Census Report shows cyberattacks are becoming more vicious, frequent and sophisticated, while UK businesses are underprepared and too slow to counter these attacks. As a result, senior leaders within UK organisations are preoccupied with playing a cyberattack blame game instead of investing in boosting their defences.

The report has found that more than nine in ten (92%) UK business suffered a cyberattack in the last 12 months and three quarters (78%) feel unprepared to deal with this threat. Nearly a third (31%) believe CTOs should take the blame in the case of a successful cyberattack. Such a weight of responsibility means cybersecurity standards are dropping: 36% of senior IT leaders confess to having kept a cyberattack to themselves, while…

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