The cost of UK cybercrime 2015 - 10 lessons for British businesses

HP's recent report on rising UK cybercrime costs underlines some important lessons


What is cybercrime costing larger UK enterprises? According to HP's recent Ponemon study, The Rising Cost of Cybercrime, an average of £4.1 million per incident. We looked deeper into the study, based on 39 UK organisations and 326 interviews, which was also measured against 248 'everyday' (i.e. non-catastrophic) cyberattacks taken from a global database. The answers that emerged for British business are more complex than expected.