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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 36 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 4 999 employees
IT Security budget makes up 27% of the total IT spend
average
$ 1 909 336
average
$ 1 909 336
max
$ 20 625 000
2018
2021
Expected change to IT security budget in three years
+ 16 %
year
2018
2021
Security measures in place
Data provided by 55 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 4 999 employees
Threats experienced in the last 12 months
Data provided by 55 respondents*
Russia, IT & Telecoms, 4 999 employees
55%
Physical loss of devices or media
49%
Viruses & malware
40%
DDoS attacks
31%
Inappropriate IT resource use by employees
29%
Electronic leakage of data from internal systems
29%
Incidents affecting third party cloud services used by the business
25%
Data breach
25%
Cryptomalware/ransomware
25%
Incidents involving non-computing, connected devices
24%
Incidents affecting virtualized environments
22%
Targeted attacks
22%
Inappropriate sharing of data via mobile devices
20%
Incidents affecting IT Infrastructure hosted by a third party
16%
Incidents affecting suppliers that the business shares data with
82%
Any cyberthreat
$ 228 107
Average cost of one incident
Recommendations

IT and telecoms companies, data centers and cloud infrastructures, are at the forefront of implementing the newest technological advances, but they are also at the forefront when it comes to encountering the most cyber threats. They have one of the highest rates of virtual infrastructure cyber incidents, not to mention the fact they have to fight off huge amounts of malware and encounter DDoS and similar attacks every day. This means that, besides building a multi-layered defense against malware, they should be using specialized security solutions optimized for virtual environments, and should invest in cyber-awareness training for their staff. Only complete fully-fledged cybersecurity solutions for data centers and cloud-based systems can ensure the continuity of service that is such an important customer consideration for these organizations when they are selecting or changing provider.

IT and telecoms companies in Russia deal with the most DDoS attacks and incidents affecting the suppliers with which they share data. We recommend Russian telecoms companies review their current IT security strategies and consider adding modern threat intelligence to the solutions they have already implemented. If they haven't implemented solutions, they should also consider specific services such as DDoS protection and the encryption of data in motion.

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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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