The State of Ransomware 2022

Discover the latest developments in attacks, encrypted data, and ransoms

This year’s annual report reveals how ransomware attacks have evolved over the last 12 months. Discover the current rate of attack, how often data is encrypted, and how much data can be restored. Plus, we reveal the changing realities of ransom payments for mid-sized organizations around the globe.

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Compare your ransomware experiences with those of 5,600 IT professionals across the globe

5,600 IT professionals from 31 countries responded to this year’s report, revealing fresh insights into the impact and cost of a ransomware attack. They also exposed how the experience of securing cyber insurance has changed over the last year, and how often insurers pay out in the event of a ransomware attack.

In this report you’ll learn:

  • How the rate of ransomware attacks has changed over the last year
  • The different methods used to recover encrypted data
  • The average ransom payment over the last year for mid-sized organizations
  • The wider organizational impact of a ransomware attack
  • How often cyber insurance providers pay the ransom


    Some of the topics covered in the State of Ransomware 2022:

    The prevalence of ransomware

    How many organizations were hit compared to the previous year.

    Ransomware rates by country

    Get individual findings for each of the 31 countries surveyed.

    How experiences vary by sector

    Learn which industries are most prone to ransomware attacks.

    The cost of ransomware

    Discover how ransom payments and overall recovery costs have changed.

    The role of cyber insurance

    Discover who has coverage, and how often it pays out.

    The impact of ransomware

    Explore the wider business repercussions of an attack.

    Ransomware actors continue to evolve their approaches

    Discover what’s changing and get practical tips to best protect your organization.

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