The number one type of social engineering attack is phishing.

43% of IT professionals say they have been targeted by social engineering in the last year.

Social engineering attacks are responsible for 93% of successful data breaches

45% of employees click emails they consider to be suspicious “just in case it’s important.”

71% of IT professionals say they’ve experienced employees falling for a social engineering attack.

On average, social engineering attacks cost $130,000

60% of IT professionals cite recent hires as being at high risk for social engineering tricks.

45% of employees don’t report suspicious messages out of fear of getting in trouble

Socially engineered cyberattacks are just under 80% effective.

The costliest socially engineered cyberattack is business email compromise – its 64 times worse than ransomware!