Breaches Cost UK Orgs £34 Billion in 2015

22% of those polled admitted to being ‘highly concerned’ about the threat of viruses.

By Michael Hill

Cyber breaches cost UK businesses a whopping £34.1 billion last year, with bills for managing malware and data theft incidents amounting to £7.5 billion and £6.2 billion, respectively.

That’s according to new figures put forward by Beaming, whose research found that one in eight (13%) business leaders said their IT setup had been hit by viruses during the previous 12 months, costing infected organizations £10,516 in time and money spent in dealing with each incident.

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