Half of Japan’s businesses reported being impacted by a cyber incident (50%), which is under the Asia Pacific average of 59%. Like the rest of the region, data loss is their primary concern, reported by 71% of respondents.
The biggest impact of cyberattacks in Japan was data loss, at 58%. Of all the markets analyzed in APAC, Japan was the least likely to report ransom payments as an impact of cyberattacks (8%), despite 36% of respondents being concerned about it.
Similar to Hong Kong, top four measures preferred by Japanese business to address cyber security threats are buying hardware and software security tools (69%), monitoring (64%), training (63%) and moving to the cloud (62%).
The APAC State of Incident Report 2022 surveyed 700 information security executives across Australia, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. To understand more of the efforts and investment priorities to minimize the cyber security threats of the businesses, please download the full report here.
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