Data is everywhere today. Data is even more valuable than oil. Think about the phone you have in your hand right now. There are hundreds of applications running on your phone with built-in backup settings to preserve, learn, and monitor your data. You don't even have to think about your personalized data being available to you on every other device you use after you sync everything. You might have even come to expect your data to regularly be available to you no matter where you are or what data format it is in. Many people utilize (and hoard) their stored data for sharing and work purposes every day. However, keeping data persistent, accessible, and most importantly secure, is not a trivial task.
There is no denying the impact that software has had on our lives. The software industry has shown its breadth and width in the last year while it held together a broken economy and provided the infrastructure and services necessary to keep us all connected to the world in quarantine and support the remote workforce. This also means that software is being built, bought, and sold more than ever.
In turn, security measures need to amp up on all sides as hacking technology evolves to outsmart or overrun target applications to gain access as transfers happen more frequently. These are among many plausible reasons to go with a code audit for your application.