Compared to the overall number of crimes in Belgium, cybercrimes are not the predominant category within the target region. Nevertheless, starting from 2017, the number of cyber incidents has been rapidly increasing, hitting businesses from various industries: transporting, hospitality, education, healthcare, and more. By 2020, the registered cases of cybercrime crossed the point of 44,000 incidents
which is an extremely high rate for the key European country with nearly 200,000 residents.
Today, protecting the enterprise from different cybersecurity threats is not an option but an essential routine for any Belgium-based business. While it's nearly impossible to predict the upcoming incident, it's still possible to secure your business digitally by learning from the experience of other companies within and outside of your industry.
In this article, dedicated security experts from Cyberlands will review the most infamous incidents in Belgium, analyzing the reasons for each accident, the company's actions upon their discovery, and the outcomes these incidents have resulted in.