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Cybersecurity Statistics and Trends 2022-2023

11 Useful Cybersecurity Statistics and Facts

11 Useful Cybersecurity Statistics and Facts
  1. Over 300 billion passwords are being used by humans and machines all over the world. (Cybersecurity Media)
  2. Only an average of 5% of companies’ folders are properly protected from cyber attacks. (Varonis)
  3. Between 2005-2020, there have been 11,762 major security breaches. (ID Theft Resource Center)
  4. .doc and .dot are the top malicious email attachment types which make up 37% and with 19.5%, .exe file type comes second (Symantec)
  5. The information security market is estimated to reach $170.4 billion by 2022. (Gartner)
  6. 36 billion data breaches have been recorded in the first half of 2020. (RiskBased)
  7. Hacking featured 45% of the total breaches, while 17% involved malware attacks and 22% involved phishing attacks. (Verizon)
  8. Cybersecurity risks are increasing day by day, feels 68% of the business leaders (Accenture)
  9. 86% of the breaches were financially driven while 10% were motivated by espionage. (Verizon)
  10. 88% of companies around the world experienced spear-phishing attempts in 2019. (Proofpoint)
  11. Human errors caused 95% of the total cybersecurity breaches. (Cybintsolutions)

14 Alarming Cybersecurity Statistics That You Must Know

The compilation of the latest security trends & statistics by Cybertalk

14 alarming cybersecurity statistics with infographics

1. Cryptocurrency crime is predicted to surpass $30 billion by 2025. (Cybersecurity Ventures)

2. There will be one ransomware attack every 11 seconds by 2022. (Cybersecurity Ventures)

3. The healthcare industry has seen a 51% increase in breaches in the last three years. (Herjavec Group)

4. Software supply chain attacks have increased by 650% in 2021. (VentureBeat)

5. In 93% of cases, cybercriminals can penetrate an organization’s networks. (Positive Technologies)

6. Over 84% of all cyberattacks were distributed via e-mail in 2021. (Checkpoint)

7. By 2021, organizations experienced the highest average cost of a data breach in 17 years at $4.24 million. (IBM)

8. The infamous .exe file type is making up 52% of all malicious files. (Checkpoint)

9. In a recent phishing attack, $7 million in NFTs were stolen from OpenSea users. (The Verge)

10. Cyberattacks are up 50% in 2021 largely due to Log4j exploitations (Checkpoint)

11. 43% of all cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses. (Accenture)

12. Corporate networks experienced 31% of all cyberattacks in the form of Botnets. (Checkpoint)

13. Trickbot malware is making up 11% of all corporate network attacks globally. (Malwarebytes)

14. With an average of 1,605 weekly cyberattacks, Education and Research organizations were the most targeted sectors. (Checkpoint)

What are the Statistics of Cybersecurity?

1. Global Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity Market is poised to grow from $16.56 billion in 2022 to $94.3 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 24.42% during the period of 2023-2030.
2. As per Precedence Research, the global automotive cybersecurity market size is expected to grow from $ 3.1 billion in 2022 to $16.43 billion in 2032.
3. According to the International Cybersecurity Membership Organization (ISC)2, women make up 24% of the cybersecurity total workforce.