FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The civilian official overseeing the Pentagon's campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East has resigned in the latest jolt to Pentagon leadership in the waning weeks of the Trump administration.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon wants white hat hackers to try and penetrate all of its websites

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has expanded its program of using external hackers to probe systems for cybersecurity vulnerability.

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Commerce Department builds out supply chain resilience in 2022 budget

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New SBA head plans changes at agency; focus now is COVID-19

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This research executive has done a lot to bring small businesses into the fold

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Here’s a three-step program for beleaguered feds

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FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, a pilot speaks to a crew member by an F/A-18 fighter jet on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea. The U.S. Navy is trying to put together a new coalition of nations to counter what it sees as a renewed maritime threat from Iran. Meanwhile, Iran finds itself backed into a corner and ready for a possible conflict. It stands poised on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, to further break the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)

Navy benefits thanks to creative program manager’s use of small businesses

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(Tasos Katopodis/Pool via AP)Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship confirmation hearing on Isabella Casillas Guzman's nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Washington. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool via AP)

Senator Cardin on the SBA and other issues before Congress

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Why systemic bias exists in government contracting programs

John Shoraka, the co-founder and managing director of GovContractPros, details the policies and regulations that hamper owners of 8(a) companies.

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Budget considerations for Biden administration

To get anything done, President Biden’s appointees will need to understand something arcane, mainly the federal budget process.

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Boston mayor, RI governor among Biden adds to economic team

President-elect Joe Biden has introduced the governor of Rhode Island, the mayor of Boston and a small-business advocate from California as the newest members of his economic team

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