Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
February 4, 2021
IN THE NEWS:
Familiar faces take gavels of defense panels
A reshuffling of House subcommittees to boost oversight of military tech
DAC uncovers, analyzes metrics for squad effectiveness
Army, nonprofit join to grow future vertical flight workforce
FREE ENTREPRENEUR TRAINING FOR VETERANS!
Project Opportunity is an intensive curriculum based 10-week cohort program. Training includes: Assessing Your Business Idea, Marketing Analysis, Financing and Financial Management, Business Structure and Taxes, and Development of a Business Plan. Through grants and community business support this program is free to all veterans. Register for the orientation session on February 16. If you are interested, but unable to attend orientation you must email Program Director Joe Giordano at email@example.com
Northeastern Maryland Technology Council Water Cooler virtual presentation, “Fortifying Your (Work At Home) Office From Cyber Threats,” will be held February 4, 3-5pm via Zoom. With all the news about foreign actors hacking into our most secure corporate networks, and spying on us through other media, we must up our game working at home to stay safe. Fortunately, the National Security Agency because of all these threats, recently released guidance on how to secure your work-at-home-office from cyber threats. Click Here for registration info.
NEW: Opportunities for Small Businesses Focused on Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics. Join this webinar on February 10 at 1:00 PM to learn about federal opportunities available for your small business. During this webinar GSA, the Department of Defense, and Veterans Affairs will outline current requirements in the field of AI and data analytics and how your small business can help meet this demand. Register Here.
NEW: CMMC Update - What you need to be prepared for in 2021. The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) webinar will be held February 17, noon to 1pm. The DoD has been trying to implement cybersecurity compliance rules (DFARS 204.252-7012) for the supply chain for several years and there was a lot of activity in this area in 2020 that will affect most government contractors in 2021 and beyond. This webinar will provide details about some of the latest changes/updates to the DoD's cybersecurity compliance programs. Register Here.
Aberdeen Young AFCEANS' Virtual Leadership Forum - An Evening with PEO IEW&S will be held February 17, 5 to 6:30pm. The forum includes a senior leader panel discussion followed by a Q&A. Senior leaders participating: Mr. Mark Kitz, Deputy Program Executive Officer (PEO) for IEW&S; COL Senodja "Frank" Sundiata-Walker, PM Biometrics; and Mr. Kyle Perkins, PEO IEW&S Chief of Staff. Click HERE to register and for more information.
Northeastern Maryland Technology Council Water Cooler virtual presentation, “The Three Magic Things” of Cybersecurity,” will be held March 4 , 4-5PM via Zoom. Cyber Crime is one of the greatest threats to every business, and the pandemic has increased the threat 400%. The impacts to the financial health of the company, reputation, and ability to operate can be catastrophic if not handled well from the time of the incident identification. Join us as we review some recent cases during the pandemic that employers have faced and how they handled the situation. Click HERE for registration info.
ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT 2020:
The Army Alliance has published their 2020 Annual Report. The online version is available by clicking here.
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