Cybersecurity In The Advertising Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity threats in the advertising industry are a growing concern, with 71% of firms experiencing at least one data breach in the past year.

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"Worldwide, the cost of cyber crime is projected to reach $10.5 trillion annually by 2025 (from $3 trillion in 2015)."

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"90% of corporate leaders feel they lack enough information to interpret a cybersecurity readout on their company."

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"About 68% of business leaders from various industries, including advertising, feel their cybersecurity risks are increasing."

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"62% of businesses experienced phishing & social engineering attacks in 2018."

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"It takes most businesses about 197 days to detect a breach on their network."

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"Only 5% of companies’ folders are properly protected,"

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"77% of devices operating on outdated operating systems are in the advertising industry."

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"Since COVID-19, the FBI reports a 300% increase in reported cyber crimes."

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"A hacker attacks every 39 seconds, on average 2,240 times a day."

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"Over 70% of advertising agencies have been affected by a data breach within the last 12 months."

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"Over 33% of companies in the advertising industry have already adopted artificial intelligence for bolstering cybersecurity."

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"6000 new phishing sites are launched each month in advertising and other industries."

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"More than 80% of organizations believe that they are targets for cyber attacks."

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"Cybersecurity in the advertising industry accounts for nearly 20% of all cybersecurity spending."

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"An estimated 91% of cyber attacks start with a phishing or spear-phishing email."

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"The global average cost of a data breach is $3.92 million as of 2019."

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