House lawmakers beef up Army cybersecurity spending

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 16, 2016 at 5:17 PM
House defense appropriators have recommended adding $384 million to the Army and its reserve components to strengthen cybersecurity programs, compared with spending in the current fiscal year. The move, outlined in a report accompanying the draft FY-17 defense spending bill , would bring the total investment across the Army on cyberspace operations to $1.33 billion in that year. The House Appropriations Committee is slated to mark up the legislation on May 17, debate amendments, and send it for consideration to...

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