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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 160 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 24% of the total IT spend
average
$ 180 677
average
$ 180 677
max
$ 1 257 031
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 21 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 191 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 191 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
56%
Viruses & malware
54%
Physical loss of devices or media
51%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
50%
Data breach
39%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
39%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
39%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
37%
DDoS attacks
36%
Targeted attacks
36%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
36%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
36%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
34%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
32%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
6%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
3%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
2%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
2%
Attacks on online banking services
2%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
76%
Any cyberthreat
$ 124 403
Average cost of one incident
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Your region is very diverse and this means that people are at the core of your success - and failure.

We encourage you to regularly hold cyber awareness training for employees and advanced training for your cybersecurity specialists.

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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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