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Web application and denial of service attacks take a toll on organizations — often resulting in downtime, loss of revenue, and diminished brand equity. Ponemon Institute surveyed 517 IT and IT security practitioners in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) to determine the average annual costs organizations experience related to these attacks. Based on their responses, you’ll gain insight into the costs your organization could experience when attackers succeed — and the best barriers for attack prevention.

Key stats in this report include:

  • Costs of web application attacks, including specific cost areas — averaging $2.7M over the past 12 months
  • Costs of DoS attacks, including specific cost areas — averaging $1.2M over the past 12 months
  • Number of DoS attacks experienced — approximately 5 DoS attacks per company in the past year, each resulting in an average 8.2 hours of downtime
  • Effectiveness of and barriers to effective DoS prevention

 

Download the report here