According to the latest Cyber Security Breaches Survey, a quantitative-qualitative survey carried out by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, 32% of businesses have faced breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.

The most common types are:

  • phishing attacks (80%)
  • others impersonating an organisation in emails or online (28%)
  • viruses, spyware or malware, including ransomware attacks (27%).

Other interesting resources and official statistics on cyber security can be found on the Gov.uk website.

Below is a list of widespread or emerging types of cyber risk:

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