The Cabinet Office , the UK governmental body responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet , has reported almost 800 electronic devices lost or stolen in the past three years , according to official figures .
The data , retrieved via the Freedom of Information Act and analysed by niche litigation firm , Griffin Law , observed the number of electronic devices reported lost or stolen each year for the past three financial years , FY 19 – 20 to FY 21 – 22 .
The systems that underpin the UK ’ s critical national infrastructure ( CNI ) are under increasing cyber threat . Over seven in 10 cybersecurity decision-makers at UK CNI organisations reported a rise in cyberattacks since the start of the Ukraine war , according to new research by UK cybersecurity services firm , Bridewell . The research , which surveyed 521 cybersecurity decision-makers in the communications , utilities , finance , government and transport and aviation sectors , reveals a high degree of concern about cyber warfare among operators of UK critical infrastructure . www . intelligentciso . com