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Interagency group publishes fact sheet on ransomware



Interagency group publishes fact sheet on ransomware
On February 4, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the release of a new fact sheet on ransomware. The fact sheet is intended to educate the public on the current ransomware threat and the government’s response. The fact sheet provides a review of what ransomware is, how it is… Read More

National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness released



National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness released
On January 21, after designating the ongoing pandemic a top priority for the new Biden Administration, the White House released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The new strategy lays out seven primary goals for COVID-19 response and pandemic preparedness: Restore trust with the American people.… Read More

FEMA releases initial COVID-19 assessment



FEMA releases initial COVID-19 assessment
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released their initial assessment report on the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this month. The report evaluates FEMA’s COVID-19 response operations during the time period of January 2020 through September 2020. According to FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, at the time of the… Read More

‘The General and the Ambassador’ – North Macedonia’s entrance to NATO



‘The General and the Ambassador’ – North Macedonia’s entrance to NATO
The latest episode of “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” was released earlier this week. In this episode, Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy and guests Ambassador Jess Baily and Major Gene Enriquez discuss North Macedonia’s entrance into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Baily and Enriquez describe their work to… Read More