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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 19 respondents*
META, Government, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 28% of the total IT spend
average
$ 30 958 205
average
$ 30 958 205
max
$ 550 000 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 24 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 23 respondents*
META, Government, -1 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 23 respondents*
META, Government, -1 employees
65%
Viruses & malware
57%
Physical loss of devices or media
52%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
48%
Data breach
48%
DDoS attacks
48%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
48%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
43%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
35%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
35%
Targeted attacks
35%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
35%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
35%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
22%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
70%
Any cyberthreat
$ 439 261
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

For companies working with government entities it is imperative to be 100% compliant with national legislature. Among the top concerns for your company are incidents with malware and the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff. While the first concern is effectively addressed by a comprehensive multi-layered security solution, the second requires raising cyber awareness among employees with training from cybersecurity professionals.

It seems that government organizations in your regions should be especially aware of DDoS attacks. In order to prevent the disruption of your services, you are encouraged to deploy an integrated DDoS protection solution.

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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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