Cost-of-living crisis fuelling a rise in cybercrime

A graphic of a padlock.

More than a third (34%) of organisations across UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) anticipate a rise in cybercrime as a direct result of the current economic crisis, according to new research by leading cyber security services firm Bridewell.

The ‘Cyber Security in CNI: 2023’ research report, which surveyed 500 cyber security decision makers in the UK, in the transport and aviation, utilities, finance, government, and communications sectors, found concern is...