• United States



by Paul Kerstein

House OKs Shift in Funds To Basic Spying

Jun 22, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

With a vote of 409 to 16, the House of Representatives votedto shift intelligence spending from high tech programs back to basic spying. AnAssociated Press article in the Los Angeles Times reports that the vote willgive intelligence agencies more tools to fight a wide range of threats.Lawmakers are hoping to save money with less expensive “human intelligence”programs. Read more.