Cost to an average company after a data breach is close to $4 million
142M new Malware types in 2017
Global Cost of Cyber Crime: Over $6 Trillion
Who is at Risk
Those who have been hacked and know it
Those who have been hacked and don’t know it
Those who are about to be hacked
Impact on Brand and associated Lawsuits due to Negligence, and Fines
Breaches Discovered by Third Parties: 53%
Average Breach to Discovery: 320 Days
Average Discovery to Cleanup: 56 Days
Average Cost to a Small or Medium Size Business: $182k
Specific Types of Threats
Ransomware - a form of malware that targets critical data and systems with the purpose of extortion.
Since 2016 more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have taken place daily.
In 2017 the number of Ransomware attacks rose 36% with the number of Ransomware variants having risen by 46%.
Ransomware attacks on Healthcare Organizations are estimated to quadruple by 2020. More information available in Healthcare Records (e.g. Full Name, Birth date, Social Security Number, Address, Phone Number, E-Mail, credit Card Numbers, and Emergency Contacts).
Malware - malicious software, is used to gain aces or cause damage to a computer or a network.
The number of Malware variants has risen by 88% since last year
1 in 131 emails contains malware. The highest rate in 5 years
Trojans are estimated to be the main source of Malware - 51.45% of all Malware
Over 75% of the Healthcare Industry has been infected with malware in 2017
Phishing - Phishing attacks are techniques used to trick users into revealing sensitive information or installing malware. There are three main categories of phishing: Mass-scale Phishing, Spear Phishing, and Whaling. Phishing attacks can either come in the form of Email Phishing, Vishing or Voice Phishing, Smishing or Text Messaging attacks, and Social Media Phishing.
62% of companies experience will experience a Phishing Attack
180-220 million phishing emails sent per month
More than 75% of Phishing emails contain malicious Web Addresses (URLs)
Email Phishing campaigns use several techniques to fool victims. The two (2) most common are:
Sender Name and Domain will spoof known brands
Messages will be highly personalized using victim's name as well as names of friends or coworkers
IRS reports since 2013 over 5,000 victims have collectively paid in excess of $26.5 million due to IRS type phishing campaigns
Data Breach - A data breach involves the unauthorized or illegal access, retrieval or viewing of information, application or service. A data breach could result in the loss of data, financial information, health information or personal information. The stolen data can even be used to gain aces to more secure locations.
81% of victims do not have system in place to detect a breach
In 2016, 95% of breached records came from three industries: Government, Retail, Technology