Cyber Threats - in numbers
Cyber Threats - in numbers

Cyber Threats - in numbers

If cyber security feels like an ever-increasing concern, you're not imagining it. We crunched some numbers and this is what we found:

100 billion credential stuffing attacks across all industries between July 2018 and June 2020

5,624 DDoS attacks across all verticals from July 2019 to June 2020, 

4 billion web attacks against retail, travel, and hospitality between July 2018 and June 2020

Source: Akamai - State of the Internet 2020 - Security - A Year in Review

58% of security incidents used DDoS (vs just 15% used Phishing)

45% of data breaches featured hacking

80%+ of these hacking breaches used stolen credentials or brute force credentials

70%+ of data breaches were carried out by external parties

50%+ of data breaches were carried out by organized criminals

Source: The 13th Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (2020) is built on real-world data from 157,525 security incidents and 3,950 confirmed data breaches provided by 81 data sources, both public and private entities, spanning 81 countries worldwide.

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