SHI study reveals the top 3 barriers in public sector cybersecurity:
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The cybersecurity landscape is anything but simple. The increasing complexity of managing devices, workloads, and identities is compounded by the risk and volume of sophisticated cyber threats.

An SHI survey asked state and local government leaders across the U.S. to weigh in on pressing cybersecurity challenges – and the results are in.

From automation, funding, and visibility to legacy transformation and the security maturity journey, state and local governments face a growing demand to address cybersecurity concerns. The following study’s insights will unveil the latest barriers, trends, and investments – and how your organization can solve what’s next with SHI to bolster your security practice.

36.1% of respondents cited the growing complexity and sophistication of attacks as their most critical cyber barrier.

Access the full report to learn what’s top of mind for state and local government leaders, including:

  • The greatest barriers to addressing their cybersecurity challenges.
  • Their plans to fund cybersecurity staff and initiatives in the upcoming fiscal year – and what changes are coming.
  • Their need to secure funding and navigate grants.
  • The increased investments in cybersecurity programs and projects.
  • The most-used cybersecurity frameworks and strategies.


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