Biden Budget Bolsters Cybersecurity Funding

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By Humberto J. Rocha (March 29, 2022, 5:25 PM EDT) — Amid a growing threat from Russian cyberattacks, President Joe Biden has announced a request for $10.9 billion in cybersecurity funding for civilian government agencies and $11.2 billion for the Department of Defense’s cyberspace operations.

In a budget message released Monday, Biden said his administration was prioritizing cybersecurity at the federal level with $2.6 billion of his civilian cybersecurity budget going toward the Homeland Security Department. The nearly $11 billion request for civilian government agencies represents an 11% increase over last year’s presidential request.

“The budget bolsters our cybersecurity and strengthens our military by ensuring we have the resources necessary to sustain…

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