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Where You Live Affects Your Chances of Getting Hacked

Cyber attacks affect everyone on a global scale, but who’s attacked the most?

Tech website, CampariTech recently broke down just how many cyber attacks occur in the world, and what countries are more prone to computer viruses than others.

The article shows just how important cyber security is, especially if you operate a business. It’s why security practices like vendor risk management and identity access management are key to keeping your business’ data safe and secure.

Key Takeaways

  • Most Targeted Countries for Web Application Attacks
    • United States – 66%
    • Brazil – 5%
    • Germany – 5%
    • United Kingdom – 3%
    • Australia – 3%
  • Countries Most Affected by Cyber Espionage
    • United States – 54%
    • South Korea – 6%
    • Japan – 4%
    • Russia – 3%
    • Colombia – 2%
  • The Average Cost of Cybercrime Around the World
    • United States – $17.36 million
    • Japan – $8.39 million
    • Germany – $7.84 million
    • United Kingdom – $7.21 million
    • Brazil – $5.27 million

If you didn’t notice, the common theme is that the U.S. is the highest targeted country for cyber attacks, both big and small. That’s why digital security solutions and multi factor authentication is crucial to any legitimate security protocol.
You can read the full infographic, here.

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