One-Third of Organizations Take No Action After Detecting a Cyber Attack


ZDNet recently wrote about some new statistics from the annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).  The report shows how businesses approach cybersecurity and the impact of attacks. While most of the figures and statistics are pretty much what you’d expect during the pandemic (increased attacks, etc), there was one statistic that was quite surprising.  One-third of respondents to the survey said they take no action when they detect a cyber attack.  At least the remaining two-thirds of the respondents said they either increased training, updated security software, modified security configurations, installed new security software, or took some other action to improve their security posture.

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