Birmingham study concludes utility sector at high risk of cyber attack

Sebastian Jesson Ward
A third of UK businesses have suffered a cyber-attack in the past year – with utilities companies at a high degree of risk, according to an industry report compiled by academics in Birmingham. The study by researchers at the University of Birmingham found one in four of all gas and electricity companies have suffered an increase cyber-attacks in the past 12 months. International criminal gangs are thought to be behind the attacks, businesses have said. Besides the energy/utility sector, the Birmingham survey found insurance... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...