White House Seeks to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Resilience With Executive Order on PNT Services

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that would direct the federal government to help strengthen the resilience of the country’s critical infrastructure by promoting the responsible use of positioning, navigation and timing services.

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DOE Invests $187M in Advanced Manufacturing R&D

The Department of Energy (DoE) has allotted $187 million to finance 55 research and development projects on advanced manufacturing, DoE reported on Monday. The department will pursue this investment to support the country's competitiveness in domestic and global manufacturing. The funds include $48 million for cost-shared efforts.

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NCSC Issues New Strategy to Counter Foreign Intelligence Threats; Bill Evanina Quoted

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center introduced a new strategy that sets five strategic objectives to address foreign intelligence threats. The 2020-2022 National Counterintelligence Strategy seeks to safeguard the country’s critical infrastructure from foreign intelligence entities; reduce threats to U.S. supply chains; counter the exploitation of the U.S. economy; defend U.S. democracy against foreign influence threats; and counter foreign intelligence technical and cyber operations, NCSC said Monday.

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