Boardroom study exposes worrying attitudes to cyber security

March 15, 2016

Four in ten boardroom executives in the telecoms, utilities, financial services and retail sectors believe a cyber security breach is likely at their organisation in the next 12 months.

In a study of 150 board members in the UK, commissioned by CGI, respondents estimated the average cost of lost data over one year would be £1.2 million.

Incorporating economic analysis from the Centre for Economics & Business Research, the study found the telecoms and utilities sectors are the most exposed to cyber threats.

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