Security funds dry up

Wednesday, 5 May 2004, 3:45 PM EST

On May 3, federal civilian agencies were put on notice that they could have a harder time next year finding money for certifying their computer systems' security.

Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) said the final federal budget for 2005 would probably offer slight increases for security spending for the Defense and Homeland Security departments. But civilian agencies most likely would have less money available for security improvements because of pay parity increases approved by Congress.

By Florence Olsen at FCW.

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