Most government agencies today have not secured their data. Many have not deployed security governance and risk management within their inter-agency communications and IT infrastructures. Many government services and agencies have no dedicated cybersecurity personnel in their organizations, often due to budget cuts. This allows government agencies to be open to cyber attacks from anywhere in the world, which can even put the public sector at risk.
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Researchers pointed out that “compliance does not equal cybersecurity” and that too many government entities and related organizations that were “compliant” ended up becoming breach victims.
The business risks and impact of a data breach to a government entities and related organizations can be quite severe, including financial losses, data breach costs, compensation, lost client trust, damage to reputation, or even lawsuits