Just Food – UK companies “lack understanding of cyber security threats” – government report

just-foodA UK government report highlighting a significant lack of understanding among directors of FTSE 350 companies of how cyber attacks can hit businesses has been dubbed “alarming” by a cyber security professional.

The Government report, published today, found only 16% of boards have a full understanding of the impact from and disruption associated with cyber attacks, despite 96% having an established cyber security strategy.

“It’s alarming to see that the boards of the UK’s biggest businesses don’t understand the impact of cyber attacks, especially given that the impact of a serious attack is absolutely proven to impact revenue, reputation and even individual jobs,” said Jason Hart, CTO of Data Protection at Gemalto and former ethical hacker, in response to the report.

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