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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 48 respondents*
China, All industries, 4 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 32% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 4 906 483
average
$ 4 906 483
max
$ 25 312 500
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 10 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 49 respondents*
China, All industries, 4 999 employees
75%
Data breach
60%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
57%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
57%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
57%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
54%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
54%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
52%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
52%
Targeted attacks
52%
IT Security policies violation by employees
52%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
51%
DDoS attacks
51%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
49%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
49%
Supply chain attacks
47%
Fileless attacks
46%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
46%
Cryptomining attacks
44%
Physical loss of devices or media
42%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
41%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
40%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
38%
Viruses & malware
23%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
17%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
11%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
11%
Attacks on online banking services
87%
Any cyberthreat
$ 1 168 566
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 43 respondents*
China, All industries, 4 999 employees
56%
Endpoint Protection**
98%
Web Security
92%
Industrial Cybersecurity
90%
Security for Virtualization
90%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
88%
IoT - Transportation Security
88%
Cloud Workload Security
88%
Network Securitу
88%
Services - Security Education & Training
87%
Services - Security Assessment
87%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
87%
Mobile Security
83%
Container Security
83%
Messaging Security
82%
Anti-DDoS Protection
81%
Services - Threat intelligence
81%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
81%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
80%
Network Sandboxing
76%
Services - Incident Response
74%
SIEM
68%
SOAR
34%
Services - Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment
Recommendations
China is the recognized leader in electronics manufacturing, which is a digitalized industry today. As a result, cybercriminals who are totally committed to digital technologies can use the business IT infrastructures provided to spread attacks inside and beyond the 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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