House Speaker Paul Ryan said he is hopeful "cool heads" will prevent agencies from closing.
If agencies take a proactive approach to security they can detect threats faster, respond more quickly and better mitigate the effects of attacks.
In the battle for the cloud, this could provide an advantage.
Future nuclear weapons will be more sophisticated and better integrated with other equipment. That has benefits and drawbacks.
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Automated video monitoring could also help detect threats more efficiently than human operators.