SME Cyber Survey 2018

A new poll of SMEs and micro businesses shows over half are confused by or even unaware of the rules around GDPR, while more than eight out of ten don’t see cyber attacks or data loss as a significant risk for their business.

eight out of ten SMEs don’t see cyber attacks or data loss as a significant risk

Key findings of our Cyber Survey for SMEs 2018

The poll was answered by 1000 SMEs and carried out through OnePoll

31%
Don't currently insure against cyber and data risks

25%
Allow staff to use their own devices and 10% use Whatsapp groups to discuss clients details

77%
Didn't think they would be liable to compensate vicitims of a data breach

65%
Don't confidentially dispose of paper records cotaining customer data

68%
Didn't know you had to report a data breach to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)