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 2020
Data provided by 47 respondents*
China, Industrial/Manufacturing, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 33% of the total IT spend
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$ 659 333
$ 659 333
$ 2 812 500
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
Ransomware, data leaks, phishing and insider threats are the top threats industrial and manufacturing organizations face. Endpoint security, DLP, access control, network segmentation and security solutions would help them alleviate these threats. In addition, with increasingly connected manufacturing networks, industrial network security is becoming a concern, and network segmentation and whitelisting technologies are often adopted.
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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 5,266 business representatives from companies with 50 and up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2020 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 significant increase in the IT security budget in 2020 may be caused by the change of the survey sample for several verticals and significant fluctuations in budgets in these verticals.
** The methodology for measuring endpoint protection has been changed: now it 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.