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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 118 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 250 employees
IT Security budget makes up 22% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 359 815
average
$ 359 815
max
$ 2 406 250
2019
2022
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 8 %
year
2019
2022
YoY Dynamics
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 131 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 250 employees
67%
Viruses & malware
59%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
55%
Physical loss of devices or media
50%
Data breach
45%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
44%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
43%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
43%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
42%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
41%
DDoS attacks
41%
Targeted attacks
41%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
40%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
38%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
34%
Cryptomining attacks
83%
Any cyberthreat
$ 141 362
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 131 respondents*
All regions, Retail & Wholesale, 250 employees
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 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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