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States call for more cybersecurity cash

Cybersecurity weaknesses persist in state and local governments because of insufficient money and aid from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a recent survey suggested. The seven-page report (click here for PDF), which was released Wednesday by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, recommends that the Department of Homeland Security pay for fellowships for state and local employees in the agency’s National Cybersecurity Division, better define and market what federal resources exist for combating cyberthreats, and hand over more funding for local training programs. Full Story

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