GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

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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