How to create an effective application security budget

July 5, 2017

Inadequately secured software ranks amongst the most significant root cause issues in cybersecurity. The frequency and severity of attacks on the application layer is greater than that at the network layer, yet research shows that network security receives double the budget.

According to Ponemon Institute, 18 percent of IT security budgets are dedicated to application security, while 39 percent is allocated to network security. As a result, organizations suffer from not having ample resources to detect vulnerabilities in applications.

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