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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 Lab.
IT security budget in 2018
Data provided by 48 respondents*
APAC & Japan, IT & Telecoms, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 29% of the total IT spend
average
$ 5 463 397
average
$ 5 463 397
max
$ 52 500 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 19 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 52 respondents*
APAC & Japan, IT & Telecoms, -1 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 52 respondents*
APAC & Japan, IT & Telecoms, -1 employees
69%
Viruses & malware
63%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
62%
Data breach
62%
Physical loss of devices or media
60%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
58%
DDoS attacks
58%
Targeted attacks
56%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
56%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
56%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
52%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
52%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
44%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
42%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
88%
Any cyberthreat
$ 1 162 836
Average cost of one incident
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 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.

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