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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 2020
Data provided by 97 respondents*
META, All industries, -1 employees
IT Security budget makes up 31% of the total IT spend
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average
$ 7 087 334
average
$ 7 087 334
max
$ 82 500 000
2020
2023
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 16 %
year
2020
2023
YoY Dynamics
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Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 110 respondents*
META, All industries, -1 employees
56%
Viruses & malware
55%
Malware infection of BYOD devices
55%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
52%
Data breach
50%
IT Security policies violation by employees
49%
Physical loss of company owned mobile devices exposing the organization to risk
48%
Physical loss of devices or media
47%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
46%
Phishing / social engineering attacks on accounts
45%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
44%
Physical loss of BYOD devices
42%
Attacks on local / branch offices of our company
42%
Fileless attacks
42%
Targeted attacks
42%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
41%
Incidents involving non-computing connected devices
41%
Supply chain attacks
41%
DDoS attacks
40%
Cryptomining attacks
39%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
26%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
25%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
20%
Attacks on point-of-sale (POS) systems
16%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
6%
Attacks on online banking services
6%
Financial losses due to attacks on ATM
5%
Attacks on core transactional / back office systems
80%
Any cyberthreat
$ 214 313
Average cost of one incident
Security measures in place
Data provided by 68 respondents*
META, All industries, -1 employees
67%
Endpoint Protection**
94%
Network Securitу
91%
Web Security
91%
Services - Threat intelligence
87%
Mobile Security
87%
Services - Managed Detection & Response
85%
Services - Security Assessment
84%
Services - Security Education & Training
84%
Storage array / network attached storage security software
84%
Messaging Security
84%
Cloud Workload Security
84%
Security for Virtualization
82%
Services - Incident Response
79%
Security solutions specifically designed for SaaS applications
79%
Anti-DDoS Protection
78%
Industrial Cybersecurity
78%
Network Sandboxing
75%
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
75%
IoT - Transportation Security
74%
Container Security
68%
SIEM
65%
SOAR
16%
Services - Industrial Cybersecurity Assessment
Recommendations

Being an agile company in the retail and wholesale segment means you have no time to lose on fixing the consequences of malware infections on your systems. You are encouraged to deploy a comprehensive multi-layered cybersecurity solution in order to prevent an infection from happening. Another big problem for this sector is the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff, which cannot be solved without regular cyber awareness training.

With the wide range of hosting options provided in your region, incidents with third-party cloud services have become usual. It means in order to add an extra layer of defense to your systems, you should consider deploying a cloud security solution. The physical loss of devices and media, along with electronic leaks from internal resources are two additional issues for your region, demanding special attention during cybersecurity training.

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*These statistics are based on results from an online survey of 5,266 business representatives from companies with 50 and up to 4,999 employees around the world, conducted in 2020 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 significant increase in the IT security budget in 2020 may be caused by the change of the survey sample for several verticals and significant fluctuations in budgets in these verticals.

** The methodology for measuring endpoint protection has been changed: now it 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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