Much of the discussion about the defense budget has focused on cuts the Defense Department has planned over the next decade. But at least one subject has been absent from all the talk about scaling back: cybersecurity.
#2 Cybersecurity Bill in U.S. Senate Falls Behind Reid Schedule From Bloomberg Government:
Senate cybersecurity legislation, facing resistance from industry groups over its potential cost, is falling behind schedule, Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
It pays to work for the government. Compared with private sector employees, federal workers are paid about 16 percent more when benefits including health insurance, retirement plans and paid vacation are taken into account, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Facebook, the vast online social network, is poised to file for a public stock offering on Wednesday that will ultimately value the company at $75 billion to $100 billion, cashing in on the fuel that powers the engine of Internet commerce: personal data.