Cybersecurity In The Trucking Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity incidents in the trucking industry are on the rise, with 62% of transportation companies experiencing a cyber attack in the past year.

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"Only 7% of freight companies believe that their IT systems are "very secure.""

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"In 2019, ransomware attacks led to losses of $7.5 billion for US firms, with trucking among the hardest hit industries."

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"40% of trucking companies suffered a cybersecurity breach in 2020."

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"Around 75% of trucking companies have had to delay shipments due to a cybersecurity attack."

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"Cybersecurity measures cost trucking companies only about 2% of their total spend, yet are responsible for preventing a significant amount of loss each year."

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"In a survey, 31% of trucking companies reported that they did not have an active cybersecurity strategy."

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"Despite the growing threat, in 2020 less than half (43%) of US trucking firms reported having a dedicated cybersecurity team."

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"Around 28% of cyberattacks in the trucking industry are caused by insider threats."

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"73% of cybersecurity breaches in the trucking industry involved email or web browser attacks in 2019."

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"In 2021, 82% of trucking companies said enhancing cybersecurity was a priority."

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"Roughly 60% of the impacted trucking companies went out of business within six months of suffering a cyber attack."

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"42% of trucking companies have no plan in place for responding to a cybersecurity attack."

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"Almost 80% of trucking companies have not conducted internal cybersecurity audits."

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"The majority (52%) of trucking companies believe they will be the victim of a significant cyberattack in the next year."

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"Only about 10% of trucking companies have cybersecurity insurance."

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"In 2019, 70% of all cybersecurity incidents that resulted in significant damage were the result of phishing emails."

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"80% of trucking companies have reported multiple cybersecurity breaches in 2020."

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