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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 61 respondents*
META, All industries, 100 employees
IT Security budget makes up 28% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 259 062
average
$ 259 062
max
$ 3 325 000
2021
2024
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 8 %
year
2021
2024
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months

Data provided by 72 respondents*
META, All industries, 100 employees
57%
Data breach
55%
Viruses & malware
53%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
49%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
48%
IT Security policies violation by employees
48%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
48%
DDoS attacks
46%
Targeted attacks
46%
Supply chain attacks
46%
Physical loss of devices or media
45%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
45%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
42%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
42%
Cryptomining attacks
41%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
41%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
41%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
38%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
37%
Fileless attacks
37%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
23%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
23%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
20%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
19%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
9%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
8%
Attacks on online banking services
5%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
82%
Any cyberthreat
$ 74 081
Average cost of one incident

Security measures in place

Data provided by 46 respondents*
META, All industries, 100 employees
56%
Endpoint Protection**
78%
Network Securitу
77%
Mobile Security
74%
IoT - Transportation Security
74%
Web Security
73%
Services - Incident Response
73%
Services - Threat intelligence
69%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
66%
Security for Virtualization
66%
Cloud Workload Security
65%
Messaging Security
65%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
64%
Services - Security Education & Training
62%
Services - Security Assessment
61%
SIEM
60%
Anti-DDoS Protection
59%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
53%
Container Security
52%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
51%
Network Sandboxing
50%
Industrial Cybersecurity
43%
SOAR
9%
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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