The cost of different cyber attacks

While it might be easy to say that the average cost of a hack is $3,000,000, not all types of attacks will be around that figure. Some attacks are more costly than others. Costs also differ with the frequency of an attack against an organization. Consequently, it's good to look at how costs vary among common cyber attacks. The following screenshot is Accenture's graphical representation of the costs of the most common attacks based on their frequency in 2016 and 2017. This data was collected from 254 companies around the world:

To interpret this data, one should note that frequency was taken into consideration. ...

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