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SBA Inspector General Issues FY 2021 Management Challenges Report

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The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) office of inspector general has issued a report on eight performance and management challenges facing SBA in fiscal year 2021. “Managing COVID 19 stimulus is the greatest overall challenge facing SBA currently. This crucial new challenge is exacerbated by persisting management and performance challenges best described as systemic,” the report states.

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GAO Assesses 5G Strategy Against Six Key Characteristics of Effective National Strategies

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has examined the National Strategy to Secure 5G released by the White House in March 2020 and found that the document partially addressed five of the six desirable characteristics for an effective national strategy. GAO called on the assistant to the president for national security affairs to collaborate with the National Security Council (NSC) and National Economic Council. 

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CVP Secures BPA to Support NIH Technical Services & Programs; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted

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CVP has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mission Alignment (MA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract vehicle to support scientific research missions across NIH with IT programs and technical services, communications and business solutions, and cybersecurity and risk management, the company reported on Tuesday.

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1901 Group Enters $2.1M Agreement, Partnering with NTIS, to Develop NCFs; Paul Wilkinson Quoted

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1901 Group has secured a seven-month, $2.1 million agreement, under its joint venture partner agreement with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) for data innovation support, to assist the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA) National Risk Management Center (NRMC), the company announced on Thursday

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Energy Dept Asks Gov’t, Industry Partners to Maintain Cyber Awareness Amid COVID-19

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The Department of Energy’s office of cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response has advised partners in the government and energy industry to be vigilant to phishing attacks, malicious emails and other cyber threats amid the new coronavirus pandemic. CESER is calling on corporate leaders to advise their employees to be aware of risks associated with phishing, external emails and social engineering, DOE said Thursday.

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CyberX, Microsoft Azure Collaborate to Enhance Cybersecurity’ Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, Nir Giller Quoted 

CyberX, an IoT security company, has collaborated with Microsoft Azure Security Center for IoT to develop a unified view of security across managed and unmanaged IoT devices, Microsoft announced on Friday

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