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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 Lab.
IT security budget in 2018
Data provided by 325 respondents*
All regions, Finance, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 26% of the total IT spend
average
$ 6 524 233
average
$ 6 524 233
max
$ 67 500 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 14 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 368 respondents*
All regions, Finance, -1 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 368 respondents*
All regions, Finance, -1 employees
57%
Physical loss of devices or media
57%
Viruses & malware
51%
Data breach
46%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
43%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
42%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
42%
DDoS attacks
41%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
40%
Targeted attacks
40%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
38%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
38%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
37%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
36%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
35%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
26%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
25%
Attacks on online banking services
24%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
24%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
74%
Any cyberthreat
$ 1 242 696
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

You may not have a dedicated IT person in your team, but you should know that you will, at some point, have to deal with malware - if your company operates with financial transactions, it's very likely that your business will come under cybercriminal fire sooner or later.

To effectively counter this threat, install a multi-layered security solution that fends off malware, protects your valuable data from ransomware, and allows for safe banking.

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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 6,687 business representatives from companies with up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2018 by Kaspersky Lab 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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