Ransomware victimization rate among businesses worldwide 2018-2019

In 2019, 56.1 percent of businesses were victimized by ransomware. During a survey of global IT decision makers, over half of respondents stated that their employer had been victimized by ransomware last year.

Percentage of organizations victimized by ransomware attacks worldwide in 2018 and 2019

Threat category prevalence
201956.1%
201855.1%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,164 respondents

Special properties

IT security decision makers and practitioners; all from organizations with more than 500 employees

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