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Homeland Security Department Seeks Boost in Cybersecurity Funding, $936 Million for Fiscal 2012

Aliya Sternstein reporting in Nextgov: "The Homeland Security Department has requested an unprecedented $936 million in funding for fiscal 2012 to grow the federal cybersecurity workforce and enhance network protections. President Obama's budget would grant DHS, which last year assumed responsibility for governmentwide cyber operations, a $100 million increase over funding enacted the last time Congress passed full-year appropriations in 2010."

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