Email Security Industry Statistics

The email security industry is expected to grow rapidly, driven by the increasing number of cyber threats and rising demand for secure communication solutions.

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"The average total cost of a data breach worldwide is $3.86 million USD."

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"By the end of 2021, business Email compromise scams (BEC) resulted in a loss of $1.8 billion in the USA."

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"The Email Security market is expected to reach $11.2 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 20.4% from 2020 until 2026."

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"The median ROI of a simulated phishing exercise to increase awareness and prevention was 53 percent."

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"Microsoft is the most impersonated brand in phishing emails, constituting 43% of all brand phishing attempts."

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"Cloud-based email security solutions are set to have an increased demand with a projected growth rate of 23.9% CAGR till 2026."

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"Up to 70% of emails sent are spam, and many of these are phishing attacks or contain malware."

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"56% of IT decision makers believe targeted phishing attacks are their top security threat. These often arrive through email."

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"30% of phishing messages were opened by targeted users and 12% of those users clicked on the malicious attachment or link."

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"Google found itself blacklisting around 20,000 websites due to malware and around 50,000 for phishing each week."

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"The healthcare sector is the most targeted by email attacks, at 39%."

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"It takes 279 days on average to identify and contain a breach, giving attackers ample time to exploit systems and steal data. Most of these breaches were initiated by phishing emails."

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"SPAM messages are said to make up 48.16% of global email traffic."

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"The global cybersecurity market size, including those protecting against email threats, was valued at $156.5 billion in 2020."

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