43% of Senior Executives And Managers Claim Their Employers Have Suffered A Cyber Attack

Career Climbers / 11th February 2019

 

New research from Mactavish, the UK’s leading expert on commercial insurance governance and disputes, reveals 43% of senior executives and managers believe their employers have suffered at least one cyber-attack in the past two years.

However, only 31% of those who said this thought it had been dealt with ‘very well’. Just over one in five (21%) thought they dealt with it ‘poorly’.

The findings also reveal that less than half (48%) of senior executives and managers feel their employers are not worried about cyber-attacks, and this helps explain why just 51% believe the organisations they work for have good strategies in place for dealing with cyber-attacks. Some 13% described their strategies here as ‘poor’, and 30% as ‘average.’

Bruce Hepburn, CEO of Mactavish, said: “The chances of suffering from a cyber- attack are increasing, but our research suggests many employers are not taking this growing risk seriously enough.

“Given this, it is fair to assume that many have also not reviewed their insurance policies to make sure they have adequate cover here.”cyber

Mactavish offers a consultancy service in this area to organisations to ensure that they have adequate insurance cover against cyber-attacks, and that their policies are correctly worded. It also offers a service assisting employers who are in dispute with insurers over disputed claims relating to cyber-attacks.

Mactavish is the UK’s leading expert on insurance governance. It has been operating in the commercial insurance sector for over 15 years.

You May Also Like

The Org Launches New Jobs Platform to Revolutionize Recruiting Using Public Organizational Charts

Career Climbers / 21st January 2021

The Org, a professional community backed by Sequoia and Founders Fund offering businesses a platform to create a free, public organizational chart with the goal of making their organization more transparent, today...

start-up business

Penn Power Presents $10,000 “Gift of the Season” to LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy

Entrepreneurs / 20th January 2021

Penn Power presented a surprise $10,000 “Gift of the Season” to the LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy (eAcademy) in Hermitage to support classroom upgrades that will enhance students’ learning experience during the pandemic while keeping them...

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?popupimage
Sign-up to our newsletter and receive the next issue of CEO Magazine straight to your inbox for FREE.

X