Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future. Because of this, we decided to survey IT decision-makers in UK enterprise organizations to determine the effects of an uncertain Brexit had on cybersecurity spending habits.
Our data shows that 53% of firms are increasing their cybersecurity budgets in preparation for a rise in threats once we leave the EU. Businesses anticipate that Cybercriminals will seek to use confusion to their advantage, whether that is through malware attacks or targeted phishing campaigns to coerce critical data or financial gain from organizations.
So, what are the top 5 post-Brexit threats identified by businesses?
1. Malware: 49%
The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings