Critical Infrastructure Firms See Cyber-Attacks Surge


More than 70% of UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) providers have seen an increase in cyber-attacks since the start of the war in Ukraine, according to new research from Bridewell.

The security services provider polled over 520 security decision-makers in the communications, utilities, finance, government, and transport and aviation sectors in order to better understand their concerns and risk exposure to cyber-threats.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the surge in attacks since the war began in eastern Europe, 78% said they’re worried about the threat of cyber warfare against the UK’s CNI, and a quarter said they are concerned that their systems are vulnerable.

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