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Cybersecurity spending projected to be flat in 2005

Despite dire warnings about the nation’s ineffective cybersecurity, the federal government’s spending on information technology security will remain relatively flat in fiscal 2005, according to a new study from a private IT consulting firm. Virginia-based consulting firm INPUT said in the report that government spending on IT security products and services is on track to increase by 2 percent from fiscal 2004 to fiscal 2005. By comparison, the same category increased 10 percent from 2003 to 2004, 50 percent from 2002 to 2003 and 100 percent from 2001 to 2002. Full Story

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