Firms’ appetite for protection against cyber risks is growing
IT’S A CLICHÉ to say the internet is everywhere - but it’s true. The numbers are simply staggering. The Social Revolution on YouTube claims there are 9 billion connected devices worldwide at the moment and that will increase to 24 billion in the next eight years. The European Union claims that in 1995 just 1% of Europeans had access to a computer at home - by 2011, 73% had access to the internet at home. And the numbers are only going to grow. Delivery may change but access and connectivity are not going away. Businesses rely on their systems to operate internally and to communicate with customers, all day every day. So it is no wonder that cyber risks have moved up the agenda.
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