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Majority of Irish SMEs overlook exposure to cyber attacks: Survey

Posted On: Nov. 27, 2015 12:00 AM CST

A survey by Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. has found that majority of Irish small and medium-sized enterprises are overlooking their cyber exposure, reports The Irish Times.

The survey of 200 firms found that that 90% of respondents did not view cybercrime as a threat to their businesses. Appropriate protective measures must be in place as "cyber attacks are on the rise, and arguably pose a greater threat to SMEs who may not be able to cope with the resultant financial and reputational consequences," said a Zurich Insurance official.

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