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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 276 respondents*
Europe, All industries, 4 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 22% of the total IT spend
average
$ 7 479 615
average
$ 7 479 615
max
$ 82 500 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 14 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 349 respondents*
Europe, All industries, 4 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 349 respondents*
Europe, All industries, 4 999 employees
55%
Physical loss of devices or media
54%
Viruses & malware
46%
Data breach
42%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
39%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
36%
Targeted attacks
35%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
35%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
34%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
34%
DDoS attacks
33%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
32%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
31%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
29%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
6%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
3%
Attacks on online banking services
3%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
2%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
2%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
73%
Any cyberthreat
$ 1 060 685
Average cost of one incident
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Europe is a world leader both in the implementation of IT and telecommunications technologies and in manufacturing and industry. As a result, the cyberthreat landscape is very broad-based in this region. With human error playing a major role in most cybersecurity incidents, raising employee cyber awareness should be one of the top priorities for European companies, especially in the wake of the new GDPR regulations coming into effect in May 2018.

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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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