13 May 2019
The Charity Commission has issued an alert for charities about cyber crime and how to report it
Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 revealed that
over two thirds of high income charities had recorded a cyber
breach or attack in 2018. Of those charities affected, the vast
majority (over 80%) had experienced a phishing attack, which are
With the cost of a breach ranging from £300 to £100,000, charity
managers cannot afford to ignore the growing threat posed by cyber
crime, in all its forms.
The good news is that advice and guidance is widely available to
help you take the right steps to protect your charity.
Please see the
Charity Commission alert for more information and advice on
protecting your charity from cyber crime.