While the global weekly attacks saw an increase of seven per cent during the reported quarter versus the same quarter last year with each organisation facing an average of 1,248 attacks per week.
The Asia Pacific region witnessed the highest Year-on-Year (YoY) increase in weekly attacks, with an average of 1,835 attacks per organisation, marking a 16 per cent increase. One out of every 31 organisations globally was subjected to a ransomware attack every week, the report suggested.
India in 2022 reported a total of 1.39 million cyber security incidents, Minister of State for Electronics and Information and Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar informed the Parliament on February 10.
An Inc42 report suggests that the number of reported cyberattacks, however, fell in 2022, down from 1.40 million in 2021. As per official data, 208,000 incidents were reported in 2018, 394,000 attacks were recorded in 2018 and 1.15 million cybersecurity incidents were reported to CERT-In in 2020.
According to another report published in LiveMint in 2022, India 2022 saw the highest number of cyber attacks on government agencies.