Cyber Security Statistics in Australia 2020: Beyond the Figures of Cyber Crime
We’ve done the research for you after reading dozens of reports, statistics, and resources here in Australia and abroad. Here’s what you need to know about the state of Australian Cyber Security: where we are at now, and what threats to look out for.
Estimated to cost Australian businesses from cyber crime per year
Average cost to a business per breach
of the cost is detection and recovery
Number of days to resolve a ransomware attack
Percentage of SMBs reported to have been attacked
of SMBs believe that they are safe from attacks with Antivirus software alone, there is definitely a cause for concern. While it is part of an essential list of security assets, this is not the be-all-end-all tool against the threats.
Within 4 minutes
Will open an email from an attacker
Will open an attachement/link
It takes hackers 4 minutues to get into networks through email attacks and 286 days for detection followed by 80 days for damage control.
Weak, default or stolen passwords
Accidently share sensitive information
Non-approved SaaS usage, shadow IT.
Data leakage caused by user mistakes
A laptop is stolen nearly every minute globally
Devices compromised by ransomware each month globally
PC's attacked by WannaCrypt across 150 countries
Average earning of a hacker from Ransomware (FBI Guestimate)