Cybersecurity facts of 2018

Cybersecurity facts of 2018

With rapid digitalization and the inter-networked world leading to a huge data explosion combined with relentless growth of transformative technologies, the importance of cybersecurity, now and in the future is unquestionable.

Below are a list of predictions and statistics for cybersecurity.

  1. Cyber crime damage costs are predicted to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. Up by $3 trillion since 2015
  2. Global spending on cybersecurity products and services are predicted to exceed $1 trillion over 5 years, fro  2017 to 2021
  3. Cyber crime will more than triple the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs, which is predicted to reach 3.5 million by 2021
  4. Over 75% of the healthcare industry has been infected with malware over the last year
  5. Global ransomware damage costs are predicted to exceed $5billion in 2017/2018. Up from $325 million in 2015 – a 15X increase in two years.
  6. 230,000 new malware samples are produced everyday

Jasco Consulting is aware of the evolving cyber attacks and potential negative turmoil it can have on any organization.  As a result, Jasco has placed an emphasis on being fully equipped with the resources necessary to tackle cyber attacks and provide the best form of cybersecurity in the industry.