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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 2020
Data provided by 44 respondents*
All regions, Government, 249 employees
IT Security budget makes up 23% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 164 755
average
$ 164 755
max
$ 1 425 000
2020
2023
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 12 %
year
2020
2023
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 51 respondents*
All regions, Government, 249 employees
49%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
45%
Data breach
39%
IT Security policies violation by employees
39%
Viruses & malware
37%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
37%
Physical loss of devices or media
35%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
33%
Fileless attacks
33%
DDoS attacks
31%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
31%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
31%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
31%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
31%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
27%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
27%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
27%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
25%
Targeted attacks
25%
Cryptomining attacks
20%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
20%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
20%
Supply chain attacks
12%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
80%
Any cyberthreat
$ 83 897
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 33 respondents*
All regions, Government, 249 employees
85%
Web Security
85%
Network Securitу
70%
Security for Virtualization
70%
Messaging Security
70%
Anti-DDoS Protection
70%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
70%
Endpoint Protection**
67%
Services - Security Education & Training
67%
Services - Incident Response
64%
Container Security
61%
Mobile Security
61%
Cloud Workload Security
58%
Services - Security Assessment
58%
Services - Threat intelligence
58%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
52%
Industrial Cybersecurity
52%
Network Sandboxing
52%
SIEM
48%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
48%
IoT - Transportation Security
45%
SOAR
42%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
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 5,266 business representatives from companies with 50 and up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2020 by Kaspersky and B2B International. Statistics based on less than 30 respondents should be used with caution, due to this being a low base. The significant increase in the IT security budget in 2020 may be caused by the change of the survey sample for several verticals and significant fluctuations in budgets in these verticals.

** The methodology for measuring endpoint protection has been changed: now it represents the penetration of endpoint protection in businesses meaning the proportion of corporate endpoints (both physical devices and virtual endpoints) that have endpoint security software installed in the average organization of this vertical and segment.

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