According to data gathered by Beaming, a UK internet service provider, businesses in the UK received cyber-attacks every 45 seconds on average in the third quarter of 2020. The Hastings-based company claimed that businesses in the UK suffered an average of 176.206 government cases per year. from July to September 2020. In other words, they received 80 cyberattacks per hour. The most common targets of cybercriminals in cyberattacks were IoT devices such as network printers, security cameras, file sharing applications and business databases.