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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 62 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 99 employees
IT Security budget makes up 20% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 58 008
average
$ 58 008
max
$ 393 750
2020
2023
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 11 %
year
2020
2023
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 68 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 99 employees
43%
IT Security policies violation by employees
38%
Viruses & malware
38%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
37%
Data breach
32%
Physical loss of devices or media
31%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
28%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
28%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
28%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
26%
DDoS attacks
26%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
25%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
25%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
25%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
25%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
24%
Cryptomining attacks
24%
Fileless attacks
24%
Supply chain attacks
24%
Targeted attacks
24%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
19%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
15%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
13%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
6%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
72%
Any cyberthreat
$ 38 025
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 30 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 99 employees
83%
Web Security
83%
Network Securitу
68%
Endpoint Protection**
67%
Anti-DDoS Protection
63%
Network Sandboxing
63%
Mobile Security
60%
Container Security
60%
Messaging Security
57%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
57%
Services - Security Education & Training
53%
Services - Security Assessment
53%
Services - Threat intelligence
53%
Cloud Workload Security
47%
IoT - Transportation Security
47%
Industrial Cybersecurity
47%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
47%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
47%
Services - Incident Response
40%
Security for Virtualization
40%
SIEM
33%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
33%
SOAR
Recommendations

Being an agile company in the retail and wholesale segment means you have no time to lose on fixing the consequences of malware infections on your systems. You are encouraged to deploy a comprehensive multi-layered cybersecurity solution in order to prevent an infection from happening. Another big problem for this sector is the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff, which cannot be solved without regular cyber awareness training.

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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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