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December 1, 2021

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Small business leaders cite hurdles from new cyber rules for government contractors

By Joshua Higgins / July 7, 2016

New cybersecurity requirements for government contractors are hindering smaller entities hoping to compete for government business, a panel of small business representatives told lawmakers Wednesday, arguing that government is overlooking innovative solutions found in the tech startup community to address cyber issues as a result.

During a House Small Business Committee hearing on foreign cyber threats, lawmakers underscored the need to assist small businesses in overcoming regulatory hurdles created by new cyber rules, leveraging the Small Business Administration to...


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