U.S. Sanctions Nigerian Cyber Actors for Targeting U.S. Businesses and Individuals

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Technological advancements that provide greater interconnectivity also offer greater opportunity for exploitation by malicious actors who target at-risk Americans.  Today, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control took action against six Nigerian nationals, pursuant to Executive Order 13694 …

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Acting Secretary Wolf’s Statement on Team Telecom Recommendations “Today’s recommendation to the Federal Communications Commission demonstrates that the United States Government is committed to securing our critical infrastructure, which is essential to our national security. To maintain the security and prosperity of our digital economy, it is vital to ensure that undersea communications cables are …

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON – To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. “The SBA is strongly committed to working around the clock, providing dedicated emergency assistance …

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SBA and Treasury Department Announce $10 Billion for CDFIs to Participate in the Paycheck Protection Program

Release Date:  Thursday, May 28, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).  CDFIs work to expand economic opportunity …

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Commerce Department Invests $10 Million in Florida to Support Business Recovery Efforts and Advanced Manufacturing

Hon. Secretary of Commerce Mr. Wilber Ross Commerce Department Invests $10 Million in Florida to Support Business Recovery Efforts and Advanced Manufacturing Investing in communities and workers Friday, May 29, 2020 Office of Public Affairs FORT PIERCE, FL – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced $10 million in Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants …

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