Federal cybersecurity spending predicted to grow 9.1% per year

December 20, 2010
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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In its report, Federal Information Security Market 2010–2015, INPUT cites a number of factors contributing to the growth in government cybersecurity spending: a 445% increase in government cybersecurity incidents since 2006, a shortage of qualified security professionals, an increasingly complex and interconnected technology environment, sweeping legislative remedies aimed at patching holes in federal agencies’ cybersecurity efforts, and the setting up of the White House’s Cybersecurity Coordinator and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cyber Command.

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