Is the U.S. government giving cybersecurity short shrift?

After three years of unsuccessful wrangling to draft and adopt a robust cybersecurity policy for the U.S., it looks like it could take as little as days for President Barack Obama to orchestrate a military strike on Syria. A separate analysis shows the U.S. intelligence community devotes just 8% of its $52 billion secret "black budget" to ensure the nation's cybersecurity defenses, almost half as much as it spends preventing the use and distribution of weapons of mass destruction.

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