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 Lab.
IT security budget in 2018
Data provided by 422 respondents*
APAC & Japan, All industries, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 23% of the total IT spend
$ 374 196
$ 374 196
$ 1 968 750
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
Attacks on online banking services
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
$ 145 767
Average cost of one incident
You are in the middle of a very densely populated and increasingly interconnected area, which means that you cannot tolerate disruptions in online services resulting from, for example, DDoS attacks. This means that protection from DDoS attacks is highly recommended in your region.
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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 6,687 business representatives from companies with up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2018 by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. Statistics based on less than 30 respondents should be used with caution, due to this being a low base.