Three in five SMEs hit by cyber security breaches over last 12 months: Survey

The survey also showed that SMEs are ill-prepared to protect sensitive data, with three in five companies saying that cyber security is seen largely as an IT issue in their organisations. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Three in five small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore have had cyber security breaches that resulted in business disruptions and data leaks over the past 12 months, a new survey reveals.

But only 30 per cent of those affected notified customers or employees of the data leaks, according to insurer Chubb's survey of 300 SMEs.

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