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Aides outline ways to improve Homeland Security R&D

June 3, 2008 Officials must do more to develop partnerships with owners of critical infrastructure and work with private companies to develop technology processes that ...

China’s Cyber-Militia

May 29, 2008 Chinese hackers pose a clear and present danger to U.S. government and private-sector computer networks and may be responsible for two major U.S. power ...

Bandwidth shortage threatens Army’s FCS plans

May 29, 2008 Congress concerned about Future Combat Systems and other programs that could overwhelm network capacity.

Defense boosts bandwidth of global network to meet battlefield needs

May 28, 2008 Rising demand attributed mostly to satellite and video images from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Contract spending could drop more than 10 percent in fiscal 2009

May 28, 2008 Sluggish economy, growing deficit, a lack of procurement expertise contribute to downward trend, research firm predicts.

Senate gives FDA $265 million in Defense supplemental ’08 funding

May 23, 2008 Funds would expand agency’s inspections of foreign drug plants and food products, but faces Bush veto.

Funding bill nudges military to unify systems

May 21, 2008 House Armed Services report also targets Future Combat Systems delays and IT staff shortage.

Bill restricts access to contractor misconduct database

May 21, 2008 Lacking support, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., agrees to make proposed database available only to government officials.

Federal computer security grade improves slightly in '07

May 20, 2008 But some say the report card’s finding means little in light of its shortcomings.

Cost of cybersecurity initiative to triple, panel reports

May 19, 2008 The development of the National Cybersecurity Initiative also is too secretive, removing a deterrence to attack U.S. networks, Senate committee charges.