Biden increases the budget for cybersecurity, but is it enough?

President Joe Biden is asking Congress for more money to protect federal civilian agencies from cyberattacks, although some critics say it’s not enough.

Biden’s 2023 budget request to Congress includes $10.9 billion for cybersecurity efforts at federal civilian agencies, up about 11% from the previous year. The $5.8 trillion Biden budget also includes $2.5 billion for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, an increase of nearly $500 million. It also includes a request for $175 million to improve the cyber resilience of privately owned critical infrastructure.

The cybersecurity portion of Biden’s
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