In the current digital age, most people have become very dependent on technology for their daily work tasks. With the rise of the technological advancements, cyber-attacks have also increased. Over the past few years, there have been several security breaches. When sensitive data are breached, both organisations and consumers are affected. In the present research, we analyse the cyber security risks and its impact on organisations. To perform the analysis, a big data technology such as R programming is used. For example, using a big data analysis, it was found that the majority of businesses detected at least one incident involving a local area network (LAN) breach.