Trump Budgets $1.5B To Fund DHS Cybersecurity Efforts

Law360, New York (March 16, 2017, 9:45 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump floated a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year Thursday that sets aside $1.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to protect federal networks and critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, funding that falls well below the $19 billion the Obama administration proposed spending on such cybersecurity initiatives last year.

The "America First Budget" blueprint put together by the White House's Office of Management and Budget lays out a spending framework that prioritizes national security and public safety while making significant cuts to...
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