Billing: Cybercrime

Home Office written question – answered on 18th February 2019.

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Photo of Lord Framlingham Lord Framlingham Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the incidence of cybercrime against those who pay their bills electronically compared to those who pay their bills by cash or cheque.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

The UK Government does not hold data on losses from cyber crime for those who pay their bills electronically.

The cyber threats we face continue to grow in scale and sophistication. This is why the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021 is supported by £1.9billion of transformational investment.

Advice is available to all businesses, big and small, about how to protect their customers by the NCSC.

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