Gartner estimates 80 percent of all attacks are at the application security layer-making it critical that federal organizations get ahead of the legacy application issues and the development of new applications.

On this episode of CyberChat, host Sean Kelley, former EPA CISO, is joined by Nick Sinai, senior adviser at Insight Venture Partners and Matt Rose, director of Application Security Strategy at Checkmarx.

"There is a huge effort and focus on cybersecurity in today’s environment. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act has been approved and IT modernization plan is part of the President’s Management Agenda. We are really seeing greater integration of cyber security with IT modernization," Sinai said.

Original Source: Federal News Network