Cybersecurity In The Alternative Investment Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity incidents in the alternative investment industry are on the rise, with 65% of firms experiencing a security breach or incident in the past year according to statistics.

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"44% of alternative investment firms are employing full-time cybersecurity teams"

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"More than 50% of alternative investment industry professionals reported their firms had experienced a cyber attack"

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"Only 11% of alternative investment professionals believe they are fully capable of mitigating cyber threats"

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"Around 35% of alternative investment industry professionals lack sufficient knowledge of their company's cyber strategy"

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"86% of technology leaders within the alternative investment industry expect cybersecurity regulations to increase."

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"More than $3.5 trillion of alternative investments could be vulnerable to cybersecurity risks."

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"77% of firms in the financial services sector, including alternative investments, have increased their cybersecurity budgets over the past three years."

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"By 2022, global cybersecurity spending by financial institutions including alternative investment firms will reach $5.3 billion."

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"53% of investment firms throughout the globe face the risk of a cyber-attack every month."

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"Investment firms suffer an average loss of $12 million per cyber attack."

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"60% of alternative investment firms have seen further cyber security regulatory scrutiny."

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"About 20% of financial institutions, including the alternative investment industry, lack a comprehensive cybersecurity policy"

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"About 85% of alternative investment firms report having a formal, written cybersecurity policy in place."

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"90% of investment management companies anticipate cyber crime growth over the next two years."

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"Less than 50% of alternative investment firms fully communicate their cybersecurity strategies to employees."

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"10-15% of an alternative investment firm's IT budget is spent on cybersecurity."

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"Cybersecurity events are predicted to cost the global economy $6 trillion annually by 2021, with alternative investments a key target."

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