As we look back on 2019, there was no shortage of notable data breaches in the news, from Alberta Health Services to TransUnion Canada. In fact, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) reported 446 breaches between November 2018 and June 2019 alone – nearly six times the number of reports received during the same period last year.
It’s clear that data breaches are becoming more significant, cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated, and governing bodies are cracking down on organizations that fail to navigate the information and privacy landscape safely and effectively.
To help your organization defend against threats, we’ve put together a list of ten must-know cybersecurity statistics for 2019.
The global average cost of a data breach in 2019 is $3.92 million, a 1.5% increase from 2018.