The State of Ransomware 2023
Discover the latest developments in attacks, ransom payments, and recovery costs
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 the most common root causes of attacks. Plus, we reveal how experiences with ransomware differ based on organization revenue.
Compare your ransomware experiences with those of 3,000 IT professionals across the globe
3,000 IT professionals from 14 countries responded to this year’s report, revealing fresh insights into the impact and cost of a ransomware attack. They also exposed the business and operational impact of paying the ransom to recover data rather than using backups.
In this report you’ll learn:
- How the rate of ransomware attacks has changed over the last year
- How often backups are used to recover encrypted data
- The average ransom payment made by mid-sized organizations
- The impact the data recovery method has on non-ransom remediation costs
- How experiences differ based on organization revenue
Some of the topics covered in the State of Ransomware 2023:
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 14 countries surveyed.
Root causes of attacks
Learn how attackers were able to execute attacks.
The cost of ransomware
Discover how ransom payments and overall recovery costs have changed.
How experiences vary by revenue
Learn the correlation between revenue and propensity to experience an attack.
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.