We are pleased to present the 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: United States, the sixth annual study of US companies. Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, this year’s study is based on a representative sample of 58 organizations in both the public and private sectors. While our research focused on organizations located in the United States, most are multinational corporations.
Cyber crimes continue to be very costly for organizations. We found that the mean annualized cost for 58 benchmarked organizations is $15 million per year. Last year’s mean cost per benchmarked organization was $12.7 million. Thus, we observe a $2.7 million (19 percent) increase in mean value. The net increase over six years in the cost of cyber crime is 82 percent.
The complete report is available for download.