GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Data Breaches Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Ransomware was involved in 10% of all data breaches in 2022."

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"70% of organizations believe their cybersecurity risks are increasing due to data breaches."

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"38% of global organizations claim not to have an incident response plan for data breaches."

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"Only 45% of companies say their cybersecurity measures are effective at mitigating data breaches."

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"Employee negligence or wrongdoing accounts for 52% of data breaches."

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"45% of breaches involved hacking, 22% involved phishing, and 17% involved malware."

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"Over 8.4 billion records were exposed due to data breaches in the first half of 2022."

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"82% of data breaches in 2022 involved a human element, including social attacks, errors, and misuse."

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"It takes an average of 287 days to identify and contain a data breach."

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"Financial services industry experienced the most cyberattacks, comprising 19% of all breaches."

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"47% of all data breaches in 2022 included personal customer data."

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"75% of surveyed companies faced a data breach or other cyber incident in the last 12 months."

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"59% of companies experience data breaches due to third-party vendors."

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"29% of data breach incidents involved stolen credentials."

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"58% of small businesses are at a high or moderate risk of data breaches."

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"86% of data breaches are financially motivated."

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"Human error accounts for 23% of data breaches in 2022."

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"50% of data breaches took months or longer to be discovered."

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"In 2021, there were 1,862 recorded data breaches in the United States, a 68% increase from the previous year."

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"The average cost of a data breach in 2022 was $4.35 million, with healthcare having the highest cost at $10.1 million."

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