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Cybersecurity Statistics Infographic: 2022 Data

If you work in the private sector (and provided you don’t live under a rock) you probably already know that cybercrime is a serious problem.

A dastardly cybercriminal can expose finances, compromise customer information, and bring businesses to a halt. Skilled hackers are always finding creative ways to execute data breaches, setting a constant arms race into motion – cybersecurity professionals against cyber criminals.

In 2022, there should be little doubt about the following: investing in cybersecurity is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. It means protecting your employees, your customers, and your overall business.

Still not sure how important cybersecurity will be in 2022? Take a look at some telling statistics.

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Conclusion: Cybersecurity Statistics in 2022 (Infographic)

Hard truths are better than comforting lies, and these cybersecurity statistics are meant to inform, rather than scare you.

A quick glance at the money spent on cybersecurity in 2021 will tell you everything you need to know – that cyber attacks represent the world’s fastest growing vehicle for criminal activity.

The dollar amount of resources dedicated to cybersecurity equipment, training, software purchases and updates are increasing tremendously. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, since by 2025, there are expected to be over 55 billion devices connected to the internet.

If this topic interests you, you can read about some of the most common cyber attacks here, and about some cybersecurity tips to help protect yourself and your business.