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This is the ultimate guide to the cost of IT security. Select the details that match your company to see the average budgets your industry peers spend on IT security (by region, industry, size), what security measures they take, the major threat vectors they encounter, how much money they lose as a result, and what you can do to avoid being compromised. The Calculator has been created as an adjustable tool. The data presented can be updated and/or added to over time based on insights from customers and Kaspersky.

IT security budget in 2019
Data provided by 983 respondents*
All regions, All industries, 250 employees
IT Security budget makes up 24% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 330 935
average
$ 330 935
max
$ 2 406 250
2019
2022
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 10 %
year
2019
2022
YoY Dynamics
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 1 150 respondents*
All regions, All industries, 250 employees
61%
Viruses & malware
54%
Physical loss of devices or media
51%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
50%
Data breach
44%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
40%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
40%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
39%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
39%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
39%
DDoS attacks
38%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
38%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
38%
Targeted attacks
37%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
35%
Cryptomining attacks
4%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
3%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
3%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
2%
Attacks on online banking services
2%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
81%
Any cyberthreat
$ 117 350
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 1 150 respondents*
All regions, All industries, 250 employees
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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 4,474 business representatives from companies with up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2019 by Kaspersky and B2B International. Statistics based on less than 30 respondents should be used with caution, due to this being a low base.

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