In 2023, the state of cybersecurity within US federal agencies continues to face significant challenges as advanced cyber threats evolve and become more sophisticated. The adoption of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and 5G, has increased the attack surface for threat actors to exploit. Given the increased reliance on remote work and online services. Federal agencies have been working diligently to improve their cybersecurity posture by implementing new standards and practices, but the growing complexity and scale of cyber threats demand constant adaptation and innovation.
The 2023 State of Secure Development & ATO in U.S. Government Agencies
A Quarterly interactive e-book publication of primary research findings conducted for Security Compass. 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.