Staggering figure: the Majority of Danish companies are exposed to attacks

Danish businesses are under attack. How can the card and the cash to be said. the Reason can be read about in a new report from PwC, which puts the focus on

Staggering figure: the Majority of Danish companies are exposed to attacks

Danish businesses are under attack.

How can the card and the cash to be said.

the Reason can be read about in a new report from PwC, which puts the focus on cyber attacks against just Danish companies.

the Whole 68 percent of the surveyed Danish companies have been subjected to attempts at cyber attacks in the form of phishing, where unknown persons via the ex an e-mail trying to lure information out of the employees, the past year.

The figure is 30 percent, when it comes to financial fraud, says the report.

And although the percentage by number of phishing attempts against Danish companies has gone down from 76 in 2018, 68 percent of the years, so have the hackers, who carry out the attacks, too often success.

This is because, according to PwC most often the employees in the companies.

"the Hackers succeed, unfortunately, often find their way into corporate systems via phisingangreb, and therefore the views of business managers main concern just the employee's unconscious actions," says Mads Nørgaard Madsen, partner and it security expert at PwC in a press release.

"It is therefore important to dress the employees on with the bl.a. awareness-training, so that they avoid falling into the phishing trap, just like you can call for that the staff alerts the it department if they receive an email that provides grounds for suspicion," he elaborates.

in addition to phishing attempts, so the report shows that just over half of all the surveyed Danish companies have been the victims of real cyber-attacks in the past year.

It is an outright increase from last year.

Here saw 44 percent of the Danish enterprises to become the subject of attacks online, while the figure in 2019 has risen to 51 percent.

the Increase may, however, have a different cause, a genuine multiple attacks.

In the report, makes it certain that the Danish operators since last year, has become more conscious about cyber security.

"It is positive that there has been a greater focus from the management's side, but cybersikkerhedens complexity also requires a break with the old principles. Many companies today allows both customers and suppliers access to their systems and confidential data," says Mads Nørgaard Madsen.

a total Of 325 Danish business leaders mm. have participated in the survey for the report.

Updated Date: 04 December 2019, 22:00

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