The False Economy of Deprioritising Security

In the UK, cyber security has been dropping down the board’s list of priorities. A 2022 Proofpoint study found that 76% of UK board members believed their organisation to be at risk of a material cyber attack in the next 12 months – higher than the global average of 65%. However, the 2023 edition of that study found that this had dropped to 44% in the UK, whereas the global average had climbed to 73%. The UK government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2023 confirms this trend. Fewer directors, trustees and other senior managers of both UK businesses and charities see … Continue reading The False Economy of Deprioritising Security