GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Secure Messaging App Security Statistics

Secure messaging apps display a 98% encryption rate for messages sent and received, with only a 1% reported incidence of data breaches or unauthorized access.

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"69% of public and private organizations take serious consideration of the data protection capabilities of messaging apps they are using."

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"58% of employees use consumer messaging apps for work-related communications despite bans."

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"The average proportion of organized data breaches caused by messaging apps is 3%."

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"WhatsApp, a secure messaging app, recorded 2 billion users worldwide in October 2020."

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"43% of Internet users use messaging apps for six to ten hours per week, enhancing the importance of app security."

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"15% of adults in the United States have received a message from an unknown number containing a link or attachment that could potentially be harmful."

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"80% of professionals support a ban on the use of unsanctioned messaging apps for work communication, primarily due to security concerns."

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"Insecure messaging apps cost businesses $1.9 million on average per year."

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"Malware infections via messaging and collaboration apps have increased by 5 times since 2020."

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"63% of data breaches could be linked back to a third-party application like a messaging app."

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"Secure messaging apps could potentially prevent 36% of communication mishaps that lead to medical errors."

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"The global secure messaging in the healthcare market is predicted to reach $5.5 billion by 2027, highlighting the increasing importance of such apps."

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"Studies show that 20% of the malware on mobile phones come from messaging apps."

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"80% of iOS vulnerabilities discovered are insecure direct object references (IDORs), which can potentially lead to data breach incidents within messaging apps."

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"Around 72% of organizations need secure messaging apps to be compliant with industry requirements."

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"More than 50% of employees regularly share sensitive data through messaging apps."

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"Cybercriminals are targeting messaging apps, with over 1.5 million new phishing sites created each month."

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"Despite the issues, 68% of businesses have seen benefits from the use of instant messaging, including improvements in collaboration, increased productivity and decision-making speed."

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