Financial Cybersecurity by numbers

Cybersecurity spending

  • According to the consulting firm Deloitte, financial institutions spend an average of .3% of revenue and 10% of their IT budget on cybersecurity. That works out to about $2,300 per employee
  • According to GlobalData estimates, the global cybersecurity industry in the retail banking sector will grow from $7.9 billion in 2020 to $11.6 billion in 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1%

Alarming Information

  • Recent research revealed that most consumers (67%) expect their bank to foot the bill for successful scams, regardless of the total amount lost. Over half (58%) of those who bank online receive scam attempts via email or SMS at least once per week, and 23% say they have been a cyberattack victim.
  • The cost of cyberattacks in the banking industry reached $18.3 million annually per company.
  • 8 out of 10 US citizens fear businesses cannot secure their financial information.
  • 92% of ATMs are vulnerable to hacks.
  • According to a survey of 571 community banks in 37 states conducted by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, more than 70% of respondents ranked cybersecurity as their top concern.