According to WhiteHat Security, 70 percent of individual web, mobile and API-based apps that support the manufacturing sector spent all of 2020 with at least one critical or high-risk security flaw.

With public administration apps, the number that went a year with a security flaw dropped to 67 percent, and nine other sectors ranged between 50 and 60 percent.

The results come from aggregated data from the firm's monthly AppSec Stats Flash scans of tens of thousands of apps, compiled in a just-released annual report.

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