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Analysis: ICS, the magic emergency management tool (access required)

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The most useful tool in the emergency-response tool box exists because California catches on fire every year. This tool is absolutely free and anyone can use it. From the Governor’s office down to the smallest volunteer ambulance corps, everyone is on ...

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Idaho Secretary of State bolsters voting security with Idaho firm (access required)

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In an attempt to improve election security, the Idaho Secretary of State’s office is using software from a Boise company, PlexTrac. “The PlexTrac platform will allow the Idaho SOS cybersecurity team to collaborate effectively across all counties for reporting and ...

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US government imposes restrictions on Micron customer Huawei (access required)

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New restrictions imposed by the U.S. government on Chinese manufacturer Huawei last week aren’t likely to affect Micron Inc. but could presage additional future restrictions that could impact the Boise-based chip manufacturer. Jim Handy, a veteran Micron analyst and general ...

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Pace of Small Business Administration COVID lending slows (access required)

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The second phase of a federal program intended to provide loans to small businesses affected by economic disruption caused by COVID-19 coronavirus still has more than $100 billion in it as the pace of loan requests slows down. The Paycheck ...

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