According to the results of a recent Spiceworks survey of 197 IT professionals, 80 percent of respondents acknowledged having experienced a cyber security incident in 2015.
Fifty-one percent of respondents had experienced malware attacks in 2015, 38 percent experienced phishing attacks, and 34 percent experienced spyware attacks.
When looking ahead to the coming year, there were some disconnects between past experience and future concerns — while 53 percent of respondents said they’re concerned about ransomware in 2016, only 20 percent experienced a ransomware incident in 2015.
Similarly, while 39 percent of respondents expressed concern about data theft in 2016, only 5 percent experienced a breach resulting in data theft in 2015. And while 37 percent said they’re concerned about a password breach in the coming year, only 12 percent experienced a password breach in 2015.
Read the Full Article: Source – e Security Planet
Browsing Privacy: (eSecurity Planet) – 80 Percent of Organizations Experienced a Cyber Security Incident in 2015