Cyber security protects data, devices, networks, people and programs from attack, theft, damage or any unauthorised access of any kind.
Cyber security awareness and skills are vital for the whole of society, and it's not just big organisations that need protected.
From an individual's perspective, we store lots of personal information on our devices, so it’s important we keep safe online, and any small company that has an online presence, or uses digital processes and tools, needs to ensure they are also cyber safe.
£2,670 was the estimated costs organisations incurred from all identified breaches and attacks in 2021
43% of businesses report being insured against cyber risks, either through a specific cyber insurance policy or as part of wider business insurance
There will be approximately 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by the end of 2021
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