Chairs Johnson and Foster Express Disapproval of Proposed Rule to Restrict Visas for International Students

(Washington, DC) – Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule to restrict visas for international students. The proposed rule would place an expiration date on visas that had previously lasted the duration of a student’s degree program. Now, most international student visas would expire after four years. Increased restrictions will… Read More

Attorney General James Helps Secure $39.5 Million After Anthem’s 2014 Data Breach

New York to Receive More Than $2.7 Million NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a multistate settlement with health insurance company Anthem, Inc. that resolves a massive 2014 data breach that compromised the personal information of 78.8 million customers nationwide, including more than 4.6 million customers in New York state… Read More

House Passes Portman, Hassan Bipartisan Legislation to Modernize Federal Government’s Use of Latest Technology

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives passing their bipartisan Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act that will accelerate the adoption of the latest technologies by government agencies. This legislation expands upon Senator Portman’s bipartisan Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Government Act, which codifies… Read More

FBI and NCSC Release New Movie to Increase Awareness of Foreign Intelligence Threats on Professional Networking Sites and Other Social Media Platforms

The FBI and the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) today released a new movie to increase awareness of how foreign intelligence entities use fake profiles and other forms of deception on social media platforms to target individuals in government, business, and academic communities for recruitment and information gathering. Inspired by real events, the 30-minute… Read More

NIFA Invests Over $7 Million in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Other Cyberinformatics Research

KANSAS CITY, MO, September 30, 2020 – USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded 12 grants totaling over $7 million to initiate research on big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and predictive technologies needed to keep U.S. agriculture on the leading edge of food and agricultural production. These grants are awarded through… Read More

SBA Awards $19 Million to Expand Small Business

The deadline in Massachusetts to apply for State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grants is Wednesday, September 30 BOSTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that 48 state international trade agencies successfully competed for $19 million in grants to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). Loretta Greene,… Read More

Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum

The U.S. Department of Commerce Concludes Successful Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum Highlighting Importance of Women Exporters The U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley closed the final session of the six-part virtual “Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum” earlier this week. She highlighted the vast opportunities available to women business leaders across North… Read More

Lucas and McNerney Introduce Legislation to Accelerate Progress in Quantum Information Sciences

(Washington, DC) House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas introduced legislation to expand work by the Department of Energy (DOE) to advance quantum information sciences. The bipartisan QUEST Act cosponsored by fellow Science Committee Member Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA). The bill establishes a program at DOE called the Quantum User Expansion for… Read More

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Data Management during COVID-19

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, “Data for Decision-Making: Responsible Management of Data during COVID-19 and Beyond.” Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you, Chairman Foster, and thank you to our panel… Read More

TurnKey Internet, Inc. Receives Privacy Shield Recertification LATHAM

NEW YORK (June 18, 2019) – Leading Data Center and Cloud Hosting Solutions provider TurnKey Internet, Inc. has announced its Privacy Shield recertification. Certified initially in March 2017, TurnKey Internet has renewed its Privacy Shield certification through April 2020. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework and certification designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the… Read More

Declaration Released by the USA, UK and Northern Ireland during the inaugural meeting of the Special Relationship Economic Working Group

Declaration of the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation in Artificial Intelligence Research and Development: A Shared Vision for Driving Technological Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence The following declaration was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great… Read More

The second Special Relationship Economic Working Group meeting at the White House

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the United States-United Kingdom Special Relationship Economic Working Group Meeting The United States and the United Kingdom convened the second Special Relationship Economic Working Group meeting at the White House on September 24-25, 2020. Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council Larry… Read More

Latest News And Review DEAC

About the Company The largest carrier-neutral data center operators in Northern Europe Establishment: 1999 Services Offered secure facility and solutions complete data center services and individual IT solutions Internet Exchange (IX) Internet Exchange (IX) points in all its data centers’ locations by opening a reliable and fast network gate between the Baltic States, Europe, and… Read More

Kelly, Hurd Call for Creation of National A.I. Strategy

WASHINGTON – This week, Reps. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a national artificial intelligence (A.I.) strategy. This long-awaited Resolution received support from across the tech community, including IBM, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Equal A.I., Nvidia, the Computer & Communications Industry Association, Bipartisan Policy Center Action,… Read More

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Babin at Space Subcommittee Hearing on NASA Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

(Washington, DC) Today Subcommittee on Space Ranking Member Brian Babin, at the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing entitled “Cybersecurity at NASA: Ongoing Challenges and Emerging Issues for Increased Telework During COVID-19,” spoke about how the vulnerabilities in the NASA cybersecurity infrastructure are particularly concerning considering NASA’s highly valuable and essential work: “NASA… Read More

Cybersecurity at NASA: Ongoing Challenges and Emerging Issues for Increased Telework During COVID-19

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NASA (Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, “Cybersecurity at NASA: Ongoing Challenges and Emerging Issues for Increased Telework During COVID-19.” Chairwoman Eddie… Read More

DHS S&T Seeks Portable Radio Repeaters for Market Survey Analysis

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) seeks solutions to the communications challenge of encountering weak radio or cellular coverage while conducting life-saving operations. This week, S&T posted a request for information on portable radio repeater products for the emergency responder community’s indoor and subterranean environments. S&T’s National… Read More

Commerce Department Prohibits WeChat and TikTok Transactions to Protect the National Security of the United States

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s Executive Orders signed August 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) Today announced prohibitions on transactions relating to mobile applications (apps) WeChat and TikTok to safeguard the national security of the United States. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has demonstrated the means and motives to use these apps… Read More

Bipartisan House Science Bills on Space Weather and Election Technology Pass the House

(Washington, DC) –House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the passage of two bipartisan Committee bills today on space weather and election technology. S.881, the Promoting Research, and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow Act, more commonly referred to as the PROSWIFT Act, improves our ability to… Read More

Wolf Administration Launches KinConnector.org to Support Kinship Caregivers and the Children They are Raising

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Aging (PDA) Secretary Robert Torres today launched http://www.kinconnector.org, a resource designed to help kinship care families connect to services and supports that can help children and their caregivers. Grandparents raising grandchildren are among the most common type of kinship caregivers,… Read More