GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cybersecurity In The Freight Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity incidents in the freight industry are increasing, with a 75% rise in reported security breaches from 2019 to 2020.

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"Cybercrime in the cargo transportation industry could triple over the next two years."

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"Over 500,000 incident of cargo theft are reported around the world each year, many of which are enabled through cyber vulnerabilities."

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"56% of logistics organizations say they are prioritizing cybersecurity investment in 2020."

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"92% of malware is delivered via email to logistics and shipping companies."

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"Freight industry is the 5th most targeted by cyber-criminals."

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"31% of organizations have encountered cyber attacks on operational technology infrastructure in 2020."

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"The average cost of a data breach in the transportation industry is $3.5 million."

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"90% of logistics businesses lack the appropriate defense to protect against cyber threats."

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"Around 50% of cargo companies have experienced a cyber attack in 2020."

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"45% of transportation organizations have insufficient detection and response capabilities against cyber threats."

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"The demand for cybersecurity professionals in the freight industry has grown by 300% in five years."

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"64% of all malicious threats come via email phishing in the freight industry."

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"Cyber threats have cost the transport and logistics industry over $6 billion in the last 5 years."

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"Cybersecurity investment in freight and logistics is expected to reach $14.2 billion by 2022."

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"The number of reported cyber attacks in the maritime freight industry increased by 400% in the first half of 2020 compared to 2017."

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