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Report finds that information technology security spending is set to rise 2 percent in fiscal 2005, a sharp drop from previous years.
Without the shift, U.S. consular offices would have been overwhelmed processing visas for travelers previously not required to have them.
The measure would give OMB greater strength in setting budget guidelines.
More stringent requirements could be in place by the end of next year.
There are no technological barriers to transferring authority for analyzing intelligence on terrorist threats from CIA to Homeland Security.
All other agencies must select vendors to implement electronic travel-processing systems by December.
Plan issued in 2003 is flawed, but time isn't ripe to change it yet, says cybersecurity chief.
Homeland Security official laments "incredibly shrinking pool of IT security professionals in government."
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., wants to cancel US-VISIT contract awarded to Bermuda-based Accenture.