The security glass is half full

Congress funded only part of President Clinton's request for governmentwide information security initiatives, but the Clinton administration is pleased that Congress funded some of its programs at all.

AgencyProgramRequested (in millions)Appropriated (in millions)
CommerceInstitute for Information Infrastructure Protection $50.0$0.0
CommerceExpert Review Team$5.0$3.0
CommerceCritical Infrastructure Assurance Office$6.7$4.9
GSAFederal Computer Incident Response Capability $10.0$8.0
NSFScholarship for Service$11.2$11.2
OPMFederal Cyber Services$10.8$0.0
TreasuryFederal PKI programs$7.0$3.5

Note: As of Oct. 30, bills funding security programs had not been signed into law, except the departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development bill, which includes NSF and OPM. Bills funding initiatives at Commerce, GSA and Treasury had yet to be signed.

Source: FCW and congressional reports

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