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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 242 respondents*
All regions, Government, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 20% of the total IT spend
average
$ 5 391 248
average
$ 5 391 248
max
$ 78 125 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 15 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 332 respondents*
All regions, Government, -1 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 332 respondents*
All regions, Government, -1 employees
53%
Viruses & malware
53%
Physical loss of devices or media
46%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
34%
Data breach
34%
Targeted attacks
33%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
31%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
30%
DDoS attacks
30%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
27%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
26%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
26%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
26%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
22%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
70%
Any cyberthreat
$ 679 682
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

For companies working with government entities it is imperative to be 100% compliant with national legislature. Among the top concerns for your company are incidents with malware and the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff.

While the first concern is effectively addressed by a comprehensive multi-layered security solution, the second requires raising cyber awareness among employees with training from cybersecurity professionals.

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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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