Cybersecurity driving federal IT markets

November 13, 2015

Cybersecurity in its many forms – safeguarding IT networks and data, establishing governance and policies, negotiating acquisition – continues to act as a major force behind a huge slice of the U.S. economy, the federal government. And of that slice, the Defense Department remains a major player.

According to new data from Deltek, cybersecurity is a top IT priority for industry and government technology professionals surveyed as part of Deltek’s annual IT Market Forecast. In the survey, 92 percent of government respondents and 87 percent of industry respondents identified cybersecurity as a top priority. Those figures nearly doubled the next-closest priority, cloud computing, which 52 percent of industry participants and 38 percent of government participants prioritized.

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