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Trump budget request boosts DHS activities for securing federal data, sharing cyber-threat info

March 16, 2017 |
Rick Weber Ryan Prete
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President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $44.1 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Homeland Security, with an emphasis on securing federal networks and critical infrastructure and sharing more cyber-incident information more quickly with federal agencies and the private sector.

The president's request for fiscal 2018 “Safeguards cyberspace with $1.5 billion for DHS activities that protect Federal networks and critical infrastructure from an attack,” according to the DHS section of the overall budget “blueprint” released today....

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