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National Center for Medical Readiness Supports Small Business Training, Testing

The National Center for Medical Readiness leverages U.S. Air Force small business support funds to train personnel and test technologies for use in national security missions. The Wright State Research Institute manages the Ohio-based center to provide small businesses with an environment for testing new technologies, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Wednesday.

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CBO: Small Biz Cybersecurity Bill Would Cost $6M Through 2022

A Congressional Budget Office report says a proposed House bill that would provide small businesses access to cybersecurity resources from the National Institutes of Standards and Technology would cost $6 million over five years. The NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017 would require the agency to help companies address cyber threats through the voluntary use of tools, methodologies and guidelines, CBO said …

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Trump Selects Linda McMahon to Head Small Business Administration

Linda McMahon, a former Senate candidate in Connecticut, has been nominated by president-elect Donald Trump as head of the Small Business Administration, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Peter Nicholas writes the nomination of McMahon, co-founder of World Wrestling Entertainment, follows a private meeting with Trump in the past week. “Linda …

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SBA’s Chris James Adds Field Operations Associate Admin Role

Chris James, associate administrator at the Small Business Administration‘s office of intergovernmental affairs, has been appointed to serve as associate administrator under the agency’s office of field operations in addition to his current role. SBA said Thursday James oversees a number of programs at SBA such as Startup in a Day, which …

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Pentagon Small Business Office Issues Funds for DISA Cyber Tech Development Effort

The Defense Information Systems Agency has received $9.7 million from the Defense Department‘s small business programs office to fund the development of technologies in support of the country’s warfighters. DISA said Tuesday its Rapid Innovation Fund program will receive funds within the $3 million maximum allowance DISA would get from OSD OSBP to complete, transition …

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