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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 43 respondents*
North America, Industrial/Manufacturing, 4 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 31% of the total IT spend
average
$ 14 798 797
average
$ 14 798 797
max
$ 101 250 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 13 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 45 respondents*
North America, Industrial/Manufacturing, 4 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 45 respondents*
North America, Industrial/Manufacturing, 4 999 employees
71%
Viruses & malware
69%
Physical loss of devices or media
64%
Data breach
62%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
56%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
56%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
53%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
53%
Targeted attacks
53%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
53%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
51%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
44%
DDoS attacks
42%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
40%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
87%
Any cyberthreat
$ 1 746 375
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

Industrial and manufacturing companies are suffering most from a threat that is commonly overlooked-generic malware, which gets right inside the industrial network. This means the implementation of cybersecurity solutions, that are designed for industrial and manufacturing organizations and that are aware of specific OT assets, are imperative. To further improve cybersafety, it is recommended that these organizations invest in cybersecurity services that include regular cyber awareness training.

Industrial and manufacturing companies in North America report having problems with OT infrastructure that is exposed by external connections, and sometimes falls victim to targeted attacks. Specialized OT security services like industrial cybersecurity assessments are highly recommended as well as the implementation of specialized industrial network monitoring and anomaly detection tools.

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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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