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1 in 5 enterprises insured for ICT security incidents

02/10/2020

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In 2019, 21% of EU enterprises with 10 or more persons employed reported having insurance against ICT security incidents. The share varies from 20% of small enterprises and 28% of medium enterprises to 35% of large enterprises. This can be partially explained by the fact that large enterprises are more likely to be affected by problems resulting from ICT security incidents.

 

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Source dataset: isoc_cisce_ic

 

The Member State with the highest share of enterprises with insurance against ICT security incidents was Denmark (56% of all enterprises), followed by Ireland, France and Sweden (all 39%).

By contrast, less than 5% of the enterprises were insured against ICT security incidents in Bulgaria (3%), Lithuania, Hungary and Slovenia (all 4%).

 

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Source dataset: isoc_cisce_ic

 

 

For more information, you can read the Statistics Explained article on ICT security in enterprises.

This news is published on the occasion of European Cyber Security Month.

 

Notes:

  • Enterprises are classified in different categories according to the number of persons employed: small enterprises: 10 to 49 persons employed; medium sized enterprises: 50 to 249 persons employed; large enterprises: 250 or more persons employed.
  • The European Union (EU) includes 27 EU Member States. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Further information is published here.

 

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