DHS Gets $888 Million for Infrastructure Protection, Information Security

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will receive $888 million in fiscal year 2012 for infrastructure protection and information security.

"[The] department is getting $49.5 million more than it did in FY 2011 for infrastructure protection and information security," Infosecurity reports. "This includes $443 million for cybersecurity efforts, an increase of $80 million above FY 2011, of which $22.8 million is for cybersecurity education and awareness."

"The increase will continue efforts to combat the cyber threat by reducing points of access to federal computer networks, enhancing intrusion detection through Einstein, and building a cybersecurity workforce through education and training," the article states.

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