1,500 interviews

383 organizations

16 industries

12 countries

The results are in!

2016 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis from Ponemon Institute

The average TOTAL COST
of a breach is

$4 million...

up 29% since 2013

The average cost per
record breached is

$158

But the cost per record
breached ranges from

$355

for healthcare organizations to

$172

for retail industry and

$129

for transportation companies

Why

are costs continuing
to climb?

48%

of breaches are malicious
attacks... which cost more
to remediate

Costs due to lost business
are higher... and churn rates increased by

2.9%

The cost of detection
and escalation is

growing

Will it happen to

YOU?

26%

is the likelihood of
a breach happening
over 24 months

Savvy
organizations

are taking steps to hold
down the costs

Appointing a Chief Information
Security Officer saved

$7.00

per record

Involving Business Continuity
Management saved

$9.00

per record

Participation in
threat sharing saved

$9.00

per record

Extensive use of
encryption saved

$13.00

per record

An incident response
team saved

$16.00

per record

Get all the results!

Download the
2016 Cost of Data Breach Study:
Global Analysis from Ponemon Institute