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Half of businesses unprepared for cyber attack: Hiscox

Matthew Neill 7 February 2017

More than half of businesses in the UK, US and Germany are ill-prepared to deal with cyber attacks, according to Hiscox.

In the company's Cyber Readiness Report 2017, released today, it said 53 percent of 3,000 businesses surveyed were unprepared for an attack, while just 30 percent qualified as 'expert' in the overall cyber readiness.

US firms were the best prepared, with 49 percent of the 'expert' rated companies based in the country.

German firms were the least prepared, making...

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