The average UK business has experienced 16 successful email-based phishing attacks in 2022 so far, and 56% have experienced an email attack where account credentials were stolen or compromised.

This was revealed in email security company, Tessian’s, new State of Email Security report.

According the Tessian’s poll, of the 79% of UK businesses that had encountered a successful email phishing attack this year, 30% said the repercussions included a breach of customer or client data, 28% resulted in financial losses, 27% resulted in ransomware infection, 21% reported reputational damage, and 19% had to deal with a regulatory fine.

Find Tessian’s full State of Email Security 2022 report here.