Most media coverage about cyber-crime shares horrendous examples of how individuals or families’ lives have been ruined by ruthless scams. This is no different in the agriculture sector.
Cyber crime has become a major industry – and the cyber security industry has grown rapidly to tackle the scale of the problem.
The Office of National Statistics estimates that 4.5 million cyber crimes were committed in the UK in the 12 months up to March 2018.
You are statistically more likely to fall victim to a cyber crime in the UK than you are to any other type of crime.
Source: Farmers Weekly