GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cybersecurity In The Consulting Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity incidents in the consulting industry are on the rise, with 73% of consulting firms reporting at least one cybersecurity incident in the past year.

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"68% of business leaders feel their cybersecurity risks are increasing."

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"71% of organizations view cybersecurity as a top priority."

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"Small businesses in particular are targeted by 43% of cyber attacks."

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"By 2025, potential cybersecurity risk could be a $5.2 trillion in value-at-stake."

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"Approximately $6 trillion is expected to be spent globally on cybersecurity by 2021."

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"95% of cybersecurity breaches are due to human error."

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"The average time to identify a breach in 2019 was 206 days."

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"50% of IT and security professionals stated that they had an incident that was not detected by their leading antivirus solution."

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"94% of malware is delivered via email."

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"48% of malicious email attachments are office files."

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"It's predicted that by 2021, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs."

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"Global spending on cybersecurity products and services is predicted to exceed $1 trillion cumulatively over five years, from 2017 to 2021."

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"The cybersecurity consulting market is valued at $18.8 billion."

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"Cyberattacks have resulted in 43% of businesses experiencing a data breach in the past 12 months."

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"Only around 5% of companies’ folders are properly protected."

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"56% of Americans don’t know what steps to take in the event of a data breach."

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"The global cost of cybersecurity breaches is expected to reach $2.1 trillion by 2021."

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"64% of companies have experienced a web-based attack."

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"In 2019, the average cost of a data breach in the U.S. was $8.19 million."

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