More than half of media and entertainment firms experienced three or more cyber attacks over a 12-month period, according to a new survey from specialist insurer Hiscox.
“Media and entertainment firms are uniquely vulnerable to cybercrime,” Hiscox said in a news release. “High-profile products and complex production processes, coupled with the media and entertainment industry’s extensive use of outside vendors, give cybercriminals more opportunities to attack.”
The survey found that 51% of media and entertainment firms had experienced three or more cyber attacks over a 12-month period – and found that one-third of respondents were sceptical or not confident that their vendors’ cybersecurity strategies would protect their intellectual properties and assets.
Other findings included: