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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 19 respondents*
META, Finance, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 29% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 237 597
average
$ 237 597
max
$ 1 718 750
2019
2022
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 10 %
year
2019
2022
YoY Dynamics
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 21 respondents*
META, Finance, 999 employees
67%
Data breach
57%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
57%
Physical loss of devices or media
57%
Viruses & malware
57%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
52%
DDoS attacks
52%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
52%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
48%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
48%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
43%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
38%
Cryptomining attacks
38%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
38%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
33%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
33%
Targeted attacks
29%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
29%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
14%
Attacks on online banking services
10%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
81%
Any cyberthreat
$ 130 250
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 21 respondents*
META, Finance, 999 employees
Recommendations

You may not have a dedicated IT person in your team, but you should know that you will, at some point, have to deal with malware – if your company operates with financial transactions, it's very likely that your business will come under cybercriminal fire sooner or later. To effectively counter this threat, install a multi-layered security solution that fends off malware, protects your valuable data from ransomware, and allows for safe banking.

Companies working in the financial sector of your region report experiencing disruption to their services, due to DDoS attacks and the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff. To ensure that doesn't happen anymore, you are advised to implement a complete integrated DDoS attack mitigation strategy, and reserve budget for cyber awareness training, which you should commission from professionals.

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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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