2023 Data Breach Statistics By Industry


The average cost of a data breach in 2021 was sitting at $4.24 million US dollars. In 2022 this increased by 2.6% to $4.35 million US dollars according to data breach statistics. The average cost of data breaches for critical infrastructure has increased to $4.82 million US dollars.

The cyber security sector has come under increasing pressures to implement, update and maintain their cybersecurity measures that are in place in an environment of every increasing risk in cyberspace.

In this post we will look at 2023 Data Breach Statistics by Industry.

2023 Data Breach Statistics By Industry

Critical infrastructure organizations account for 28% of targets by malicious ransomware attacks. Some of these sectors include healthcare, financial services, government organizations and more.

We will look at 3 main sectors, with those being healthcare, Financial sector and SME’s.

Healthcare Statistics

Finance Statistics

SME Statistics

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