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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 2020
Data provided by 26 respondents*
Europe, Government, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 16% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 6 548 958
average
$ 6 548 958
max
$ 109 375 000
2020
2023
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 9 %
year
2020
2023
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 26 respondents*
Europe, Government, -1 employees
35%
Physical loss of devices or media
35%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
31%
Data breach
31%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
31%
IT Security policies violation by employees
27%
Viruses & malware
23%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
19%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
15%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
15%
Targeted attacks
15%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
15%
DDoS attacks
15%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
12%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
12%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
12%
Cryptomining attacks
12%
Fileless attacks
12%
Supply chain attacks
12%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
12%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
8%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
8%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
8%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
62%
Any cyberthreat
$ 242 375
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 16 respondents*
Europe, Government, -1 employees
100%
Network Securitу
81%
Messaging Security
78%
Endpoint Protection**
75%
Web Security
75%
Cloud Workload Security
69%
Mobile Security
69%
Services - Security Education & Training
63%
Services - Security Assessment
63%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
63%
Security for Virtualization
63%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
56%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
56%
Services - Incident Response
50%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
44%
Anti-DDoS Protection
44%
Services - Threat intelligence
38%
Network Sandboxing
31%
Container Security
31%
Industrial Cybersecurity
31%
SIEM
25%
IoT - Transportation Security
19%
SOAR
Recommendations

For companies working with government entities it is imperative to be 100% compliant with national legislature. Among the top concerns for your company are incidents with malware and the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff. While the first concern is effectively addressed by a comprehensive multi-layered security solution, the second requires raising cyber awareness among employees with training from cybersecurity professionals.

European government entities may suffer from disruption to their online services because of DDoS attacks, unless they deploy an integrated DDoS protection solution. There is also a noticeable surge in devices and media being reported lost, which puts an even stronger emphasis on cybersecurity training.

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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.

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