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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 104 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
IT Security budget makes up 25% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 159 888
average
$ 159 888
max
$ 1 718 750
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 18 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 119 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
48%
Data breach
48%
Viruses & malware
44%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
43%
IT Security policies violation by employees
41%
Physical loss of devices or media
38%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
37%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
33%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
32%
DDoS attacks
32%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
32%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
30%
Targeted attacks
30%
Supply chain attacks
30%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
29%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
29%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
29%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
27%
Cryptomining attacks
25%
Fileless attacks
24%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
13%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
12%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
12%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
9%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
3%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
3%
Attacks on online banking services
2%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
81%
Any cyberthreat
$ 68 266
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 70 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
60%
Endpoint Protection**
77%
Network Securitу
72%
Web Security
72%
Services - Security Assessment
68%
Anti-DDoS Protection
67%
Mobile Security
65%
Messaging Security
62%
Services - Security Education & Training
62%
Security for Virtualization
60%
Industrial Cybersecurity
59%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
58%
Cloud Workload Security
56%
Services - Incident Response
55%
Services - Threat intelligence
53%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
52%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
52%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
51%
Container Security
49%
IoT - Transportation Security
48%
Network Sandboxing
36%
SIEM
31%
SOAR
5%
Services - Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment
Recommendations

Latin American companies observe a much higher rate of electronic leakages committed by their staff than in other regions.

The best way to address these shortfalls is to leverage a contract with a professional cybersecurity services provider, which must include cyber awareness training.

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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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