Other findings in the survey report include:

    • There was a reduction in the highest individual rate of attack reported, down from 80% (lower education) to 69% (central/federal government)
    • Respondents from the education sector* no longer reported the two highest rates of attack, coming in at 66% (higher education) and 63% (lower education) in 2023 versus 79% and 80% respectively in 2022 metrics
    • Healthcare was one of five sectors that reported an increase in attack rate in 2023 metrics, up from 60% to 67%.
    • IT, telecoms, and technology respondents no longer reported the lowest attack rate with 55% hit in 2023, an increase from the 50% reported in 2022.