Most developers involved in product builds believe their companies to have a mature security posture but nonetheless struggle to keep up to date with growing regulations and compliance requirements. On the cybersecurity front, developers view automated modeling, integration with other tools, and matching the speed of new threats that emerge as all highly important. Security must start with design and remain a critical element at each stage of the SDLC.
Over 90% of mid-market companies that develop software are interested in solutions that automate proactive security and compliance processes.
Companies looking to accelerate their software development in tandem with stronger cybersecurity compliance measures are looking to just-in-time training (JITT) for their software developers and automated built-to-purpose cybersecurity software for accomplishing these goals.
The TrustArc Global Benchmark report provides a 360 view of how enterprises manage data protection and privacy. Feedback came from senior leadership inside the privacy office and privacy team members. We also comprehensively surveyed senior executives, middle management, and non-managerial full-time employees. For the 3rd year running, insights are provided on current privacy challenges and global privacy trends.
Business confidence increased in 2021 from a record low last year, amid progress on vaccinations and reopening. Overall, 29 percent of Ontario businesses are confident in Ontario’s economic outlook and 57 percent are confident in the outlook of their own organizations.
More pessimism is observed in smaller businesses, those located in border regions, organizations led by women and people with disabilities, and businesses in the arts, entertainment, and agricultural sectors.
The report quantifies the challenges and opportunities being confronted by US government agencies at the federal, state and local levels. Software development methods, security expertise, developer controls and mitigations, communication approaches, and current approaches to ATO compliant software development are explored.
Public trust and confidence in data and privacy rights is not just good for consumers but it is also good for businesses. Governments that adopt a “privacy is a human right” lens to their privacy reforms will not only empower their citizens but will also propel their businesses to be more competitive in the digital age. Doing so in a coordinated manner across jurisdictions will help with speedy uptake of new requirements and compliance, while avoiding consumer confusion.