Analysis and Statistics

Current year-to-date Data Breach statistics can be found at Cyber Risk Analytics.

The total number of reported data breaches reached an all time high of 3,930 in 2015, exposing over 736 million records.

You can download the 2015 Year End Data Breach QuickView Report that highlights the data breach research conducted by Risk Based Security.

Here are a few highlights from the report:

  • 64.6% of reported breaches due to Hacking
  • 288 incidents involved Third Parties
  • Three 2015 incidents have secured a place on the Top 20 All Time Breach List
  • The number of reported incidents tracked by Risk Based Security has exceeded 18,900 exposing over 4.6 billion records.

You can find detailed reports which includes statistics, charts, and analysis on data breaches over the years on the Risk Based Security’s Research page.

If you are looking for custom information or detailed analysis we recommend that you contact Risk Based Security to support your need for analytics.


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