Things change fast in the world of business connectivity.
We’ll make sure you’re up to speed with the latest news, research stats and resources, as well as keeping you informed about developing cyber security risks and changes happening at Beaming.
UK businesses lost 60 million hours to internet downtime in 2018
Almost 60 million hours of working time were lost by UK businesses to internet outages last year. On average, UK businesses experienced two major outages & 16 hours of downtime each in 2018.
Small businesses hit hardest by £17bn cybercrime bill in 2018
Almost two thirds of UK companies employing between 10 and 49 people fell victim to some form of cybercrime last year.
UK businesses attacked 280,000 times each by cybercriminals
Cyber attacks on UK businesses increased by 23 percent year-on-year in 2018 according to our analysis.
European cyber attacks sustained as attempts against UK businesses increase by a third
- UK businesses were attacked at least once every two minutes in the third quarter of 2018
- Europe remains the most common source of online attacks
A third of businesses would sack suppliers that neglected cyber security, research shows
Find out more about our reserach, which reveals that the majority of business leaders believe that their suppliers are obligated to ensure they do not expose them to unnecessary cyber security risks.
It’s important to pick the right connectivity for your business
When deciding between the different types of internet connection, you’ll need to consider your business size, the sector you operate in and the functions you will need to perform.
UK businesses are attacked online once every 2.5 minutes
The latest UK business cyber attack figures show that UK businesses were attacked 52,596 times each in Q2 of 2018; that’s one attack every 2.5 minutes.
Four million UK businesses vulnerable to losing company data, research shows
Almost a million UK businesses do not backup their company data and a further 2.8 million firms risk losing valuable information by storing electronic copies in the same location as the original data, according to our research.
The Business Guide to Cyber Security
Our free Business Guide to Cyber Security explains the threats your business may face online and the best ways to tackle them.
Cyber threats of 2018: Attacks on UK businesses up 27% in Q1
- The volume of cyber attacks on UK businesses originating from Europe more than doubled in March 2018.
Five top tips for starting up in business
Starting a business can be a particularly scary time, particularly if you are used to the comfort of the salary and perks that go with working at a very large company.
Cybersecurity, cloud and connectivity top business technology plans for 2018
Almost half of companies in the UK plan to improve their cybersecurity defences and extend their use of cloud computing in 2018.
Cyber threat report 2017: Attacks on UK businesses increase to 231,028 each
Attacks on British businesses surge in final quarter to surpass 2016 levels
UK businesses attacked 55,000 times as cyber crime targets remote workers
Between July and September 2017, the average UK firm experienced 55,314 attempts by hackers to access their data or take control of IT systems.
UK businesses targeted 65,000 times each by hackers in three months to June 2017
Average number of attacks per business rises to 65,000 over three month period, with a substantial increase in attempts to control company databases.