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// by Shaun Waterman

Nielsen Wants to ‘Crowd-Source’ Defending the Homeland: A ‘Whole of Society’ Approach

DHS will host the first-ever National Summit on Terrorism Prevention this year, aiming to "crowd-source" the department's mission to defend the homeland. The summit, bringing together "tech companies, NGOs, community leaders, law enforcement, social service providers," and others, is part of a new "whole of society" approach to needed in the face of new threats evolving too quickly for a government-speed response. Keep Reading

// by Shaun Waterman

Despite Partisan Disputes, Most Cyber Cash in Budget Will be Spent

There is broad, bipartisan consensus about the need to secure the nation’s vital networks against hackers, cyber-spies and online criminals, which has gotten prior years' cybersecurity requests funded in full. Moreover, the lion’s share of the money — $9.6 billion — is in the defense budget, which likewise enjoys support on both sides of the aisle. Keep Reading

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