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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 58 respondents*
All regions, Government, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 23% of the total IT spend
average
$ 235 648
average
$ 235 648
max
$ 2 187 500
2019
2022
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 10 %
year
2019
2022
Security measures in place
Data provided by 77 respondents*
All regions, Government, 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 77 respondents*
All regions, Government, 999 employees
60%
Viruses & malware
51%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
45%
Physical loss of devices or media
42%
Data breach
40%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
38%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
36%
Targeted attacks
32%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
31%
DDoS attacks
31%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
31%
Cryptomining attacks
30%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
27%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
26%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
25%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
81%
Any cyberthreat
$ 94 414
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 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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