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 24 respondents*
China, Industrial/Manufacturing, 1 000 employees
IT Security budget makes up 37% of the total IT spend
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$ 6 788 484
$ 6 788 484
$ 25 312 500
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 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