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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 147 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 31% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 417 718
average
$ 417 718
max
$ 3 325 000
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 12 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 161 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
55%
Data breach
50%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
45%
Physical loss of devices or media
44%
IT Security policies violation by employees
42%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
42%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
42%
Viruses & malware
42%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
41%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
41%
Targeted attacks
40%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
40%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
39%
Cryptomining attacks
39%
Fileless attacks
39%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
39%
DDoS attacks
38%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
36%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
35%
Supply chain attacks
34%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
19%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
17%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
16%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
14%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
8%
Attacks on online banking services
8%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
7%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
77%
Any cyberthreat
$ 160 480
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 94 respondents*
META, All industries, 999 employees
64%
Endpoint Protection**
88%
Network Securitу
86%
Web Security
84%
Mobile Security
79%
Services - Security Education & Training
78%
Messaging Security
78%
Services - Threat intelligence
78%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
76%
Cloud Workload Security
75%
Services - Security Assessment
75%
Industrial Cybersecurity
73%
Network Sandboxing
73%
Services - Incident Response
72%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
72%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
70%
Security for Virtualization
68%
Anti-DDoS Protection
68%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
68%
IoT - Transportation Security
66%
SIEM
64%
Container Security
63%
SOAR
13%
Services - Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment
Recommendations

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 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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