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The State Of Government Application Security, 2020

Government Must Invest Aggressively In Application Security To Protect Citizen Data

January 7, 2020

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Confidence in the ability of government to keep citizen data safe is low, and with good reason: Malicious attackers stand ready to target government agencies and their treasure trove of data. Applications remain the biggest external attack method, and government entities must aggressively protect applications to secure the data these apps create and access. Governments are far behind all industries in key areas of application protection. Security pros at government agencies should use this report to target crucial application security improvements.

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Table of Contents

  • Confidence Is Low That Governments Can Keep Data Safe
  • Government Agencies Must Catch Up With Application Protections
  • Recommendations

  • Governments Must Embrace DevSecOps To Shore Up Trust
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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