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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 2021

Data provided by 57 respondents*
APAC, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 36% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 697 236
average
$ 697 236
max
$ 2 406 250
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 18 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 64 respondents*
APAC, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
66%
Data breach
63%
IT Security policies violation by employees
56%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
56%
Viruses & malware
56%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
55%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
53%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
53%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
52%
DDoS attacks
50%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
50%
Physical loss of devices or media
50%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
50%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
48%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
48%
Targeted attacks
47%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
47%
Fileless attacks
47%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
47%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
45%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
45%
Cryptomining attacks
41%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
41%
Supply chain attacks
38%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
95%
Any cyberthreat
$ 84 113
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 60 respondents*
APAC, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
59%
Endpoint Protection**
90%
Cloud Workload Security
88%
Web Security
88%
Services - Security Education & Training
88%
Network Securitу
87%
Services - Security Assessment
85%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
83%
Security for Virtualization
82%
Mobile Security
80%
Anti-DDoS Protection
80%
Services - Incident Response
80%
Industrial Cybersecurity
80%
Services - Threat intelligence
77%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
75%
Container Security
75%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
75%
Messaging Security
73%
Network Sandboxing
73%
IoT - Transportation Security
72%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
60%
SIEM
60%
SOAR
Recommendations

Telecom companies, data centers and cloud infrastructure are frequent targets for cyberattacks. You will be the first line of defense for your clients in the case of a malware outbreak. Thus, you are encouraged to deploy a comprehensive multi-layered cybersecurity solution. Another big problem for this sector is the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff, which cannot be solved without regular cyber awareness training.

In order to ensure resilience of your online services against DDoS attacks, make sure that you implement an integrated DDoS mitigation strategy. Incidents with data sharing and the physical loss of devices or media is another big issue for your region, demanding special attention during cybersecurity training.

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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 3,063 business representatives from companies with 50 and up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2021 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 methodology for measuring endpoint protection 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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