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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 2019
Data provided by 47 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
IT Security budget makes up 21% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 118 690
average
$ 118 690
max
$ 1 031 250
2019
2022
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 19 %
year
2019
2022
YoY Dynamics
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 54 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
63%
Viruses & malware
56%
Physical loss of devices or media
52%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
48%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
46%
Data breach
44%
Targeted attacks
41%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
41%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
41%
DDoS attacks
39%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
37%
Cryptomining attacks
35%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
35%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
35%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
33%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
6%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
4%
Attacks on online banking services
4%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
4%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
4%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
81%
Any cyberthreat
$ 110 820
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 54 respondents*
LATAM, All industries, 100 employees
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 4,474 business representatives from companies with up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2019 by Kaspersky 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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