The cybersecurity landscape is continuously evolving. And now with COVID-19 and remote work in the picture, maintaining fool-proof security is becoming harder and harder.

Hackers are constantly trying out new ways to evade security and attack business assets. Hence, the need for cybersecurity among businesses is skyrocketing.

To give you a better view of what's happening, we curated a list of 160 cybersecurity statistics for 2023. This will help you understand the cybersecurity market and plan a defense strategy against hackers.

Top cybersecurity statistics for 2023

✅ There is a hacker attack every 39 seconds.

✅ 300,000 new malware is created every day.

✅ 92% of malware was delivered via email.

✅ 4.1 million websites have malware at any given time.

✅ 49 days is the average time it took to identify a ransomware attack.

✅ $29M was stolen from a fintech company by a hacker.

✅ 97% of all security breaches exploit WordPress plugins.

✅ $3 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in hacks till now.

✅ Healthcare remains the top target of ransomware attacks.

Interesting things happened in 2022

✅ 2.8 billion malware attacks happened in the first half of 2022.