A collection of articles that contain statistics or facts I have personally found interesting, but you might not.

General

  1. 40% of IT security budgets spent on ‘compliance burden’ as 43% of orgs reported to ICO over GDPR
  2. The Definitive Cyber Security Statistics Guide for 2020
  3. 78% of Organizations Use More than 50 Cybersecurity Products to Address Security Issues 
  4. Compliance is a Significant Barrier to Business Performance 
  5. Cloud Security Architect Proves Hardest Infosec Role to Fill
  6. 96% Of UK Organizations Experienced At Least One Business-Impacting Cyber-Attack In The Past 12 Months

Breaches/Targets

  1. Identity Breaches at 79% of Organizations 
  2. The top 10 most-targeted security vulnerabilities – despite patches having been available for years 
  3. 15 Myths and Risk Factors in Vulnerability Management 

Research

  1. LearnBonds – Almost 70% of Major Organisations to Increase Cybersecurity Spending Following Coronavirus Outbreak 21/5/20
  2. NTT Global – NTT 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report
  3. Crowdstike – The 2020 Crowdstrike® Global Threat Report 
  4. Verizon – 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report
  5. Forcepoint and WSJ – CEOs Fear Becoming the Next Big Breach 19/5/20
  6. Synopsis – 2020 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis registration required
  7. McAfee – External attacks on cloud accounts grew 630 percent from January to April 28/5/20
  8. Reposify 23% of leading banks had an exposed database with potential data leakage
  9. Half of US CISOs Have Suffered 10+ Cloud Breaches
  10. Mimecast – Fourth annual State of Email Security
  11. Snyk –  The State of Open Source Security 2020 
  12. CISCO – Cisco 2020 CISO Benchmark Report