If Security Benchmark Report respondents indicated that they had an increased security budget in 2021 compared with 2020, they were asked what percentage that budget increased. The average increase reported by those respondents was 14%. If respondents indicated their security budget in 2021 was a decrease over 2020, they were asked for the percentage decrease. The average decrease reported by those respondents was 21%.
Source:2021 Security Benchmark Report, November 2021