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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 31 respondents*
China, All industries, 249 employees
IT Security budget makes up 29% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 567 361
average
$ 567 361
max
$ 4 375 000
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 15 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 32 respondents*
China, All industries, 249 employees
44%
Data breach
40%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
38%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
35%
DDoS attacks
35%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
33%
Physical loss of devices or media
32%
IT Security policies violation by employees
32%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
29%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
24%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
23%
Cryptomining attacks
23%
Targeted attacks
23%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
21%
Viruses & malware
21%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
20%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
20%
Fileless attacks
20%
Supply chain attacks
20%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
20%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
12%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
8%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
6%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
3%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
66%
Any cyberthreat
$ 102 347
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 24 respondents*
China, All industries, 249 employees
65%
Endpoint Protection**
100%
Web Security
96%
Industrial Cybersecurity
96%
Network Securitу
93%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
92%
Services - Incident Response
91%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
89%
SOAR
88%
Messaging Security
88%
Container Security
88%
Security for Virtualization
88%
Anti-DDoS Protection
88%
Services - Security Assessment
85%
Services - Security Education & Training
84%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
84%
Cloud Workload Security
84%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
84%
IoT - Transportation Security
84%
SIEM
80%
Mobile Security
80%
Services - Threat intelligence
68%
Network Sandboxing
43%
Services - Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment
Recommendations
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 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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