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Report: ‘Public sector edge computing has arrived’

May 18, 2022


The public sector is already relatively mature in its use of edge computing for use cases such as public safety, but there are significant cybersecurity concerns in play, according to a new report.

The vertical-specific report by IDC was commissioned by AT&T and draws from data related to AT&T’s 2022 Cybersecurity Insights report.

“Vendors are defining edge according to their technology stacks. The ambiguity complicates security decisions,” the new report concludes, going on to add, “The location of this data, regardless of the length of time it resides there, creates a much wider attack surface for perennially understaffed cybersecurity teams to protect.”

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