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DHS Solicits $40M in Cyber Research

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February 2, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire, Spending
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via InformationWeek

Insider threats, botnets and malware, and research to support the Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative (CNCI) are among areas of cybersecurity investment the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will make in fiscal year 2011.

The DHS Science and Technology Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) is seeking proposals on 14 areas of cybersecurity research it plans to focus on this year, five of which will contribute to the CNCI, a series of efforts to provide front-line defense against cybersecurity threats, according to a Broad Agency Announcement posted on FedBizOpps.gov. The total value of the acquisition is $40 million.

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