2022 Cyber Attacks Statistics

  • 43% of cyber attacks target small business.
  • There was 424% increase in new small business cyber breaches in 2021
  • 63% of confirmed data breaches leveraged a weak, default or stolen password
  • The median small business received 94% of its detected malware by email
  • 65% of small businesses have failed to act following a cyber security incident
  • 50% of small and mid-size businesses reported suffering at one attack in the past year
  • Small businesses spend an average of $955,429 to restore normal business in the wake of successful attacks.
  • Cyber attacks are caused 6.9 billion in damages in the United States alone (Forbes)