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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 26 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 20% of the total IT spend
average
$ 133 528
average
$ 133 528
max
$ 703 125
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 18 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 37 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 37 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 999 employees
62%
Viruses & malware
54%
Physical loss of devices or media
38%
Data breach
38%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
35%
DDoS attacks
32%
Targeted attacks
32%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
30%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
30%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
27%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
27%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
24%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
22%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
16%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
78%
Any cyberthreat
$ 43 527
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

Telecom companies, data centers and cloud infrastructure are frequent targets for cyberattacks. You will be the first line of defense for your clients in the case of a malware outbreak. Thus, you are encouraged to deploy a comprehensive multi-layered cybersecurity solution. Another big problem for this sector is the inappropriate use of IT resources by staff, which cannot be solved without regular cyber awareness training.

In order to ensure the resilience of your online services to DDoS attacks, make sure that you implement an integrated DDoS mitigation strategy. Since the use of virtual IT infrastructure is taking off in Russia, with incidents becomes more frequent, we recommend you look into virtualization-optimized solutions that offer protection without hindering performance. The physical loss of devices and media is another big issue for your region, demanding special attention during cybersecurity training.

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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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