On average, organization experience 180 incidents involving sensitive data, or one every 12 working hours, according to Egress. The three top causes of outbound email data breaches include: the wrong recipient added, wrong file attached or replying to a phishing scam. 

What impact do these breaches have? Well, according to research from Egress, 1/3 of companies face financial repercussions, 1/4 suffered reputational damage, and1/4 of companies were investigated by regulators. 

See more impact of outbound email data breaches and its risk with the infographics below:


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