Report emphasises continuing cyber threat to health and education sectors

The health and education sectors continue to face serious cyber security threats based on the number of reported incidents to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

A report from cyber security firm CybSafe has highlighted that 34% of incidents reported last year were experienced by these sectors, an increase on 2020’s figures from the ICO. The report also reveals a 19% increase of ransomware attacks affecting the education sector.

The report discusses data which pinpoints phishing as the most common form of cyber attack, with ransomware becoming an increasing trend impacting all sectors.

Luke Simmonds

Blogger at www.systemtek.co.uk

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