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Now in its 17th year, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.
With the Census continuing until October, the State Complete Count Committee is closely tracking Montana’s response rates down to the Census tract level. Read this article to view a highlight of the top Montana counties and cities in the 2020 Census count as of May 29, 2020.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the United States Secret Service (USSS) urge all Americans to be on the lookout for criminal fraud related to these economic impact payments—particularly fraud using coronavirus lures to steal personal and financial information, as well as the economic impact payments themselves—and for adversaries seeking to disrupt payment efforts.
On Friday, May 15th, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Census Bureau is adjusting 2020 Census operations in order to: protect the health and safety of the American public and Census Bureau employees; implement guidance from federal, state and local authorities; and ensure a complete and accurate count of all communities.
County governments across Montana and the nation face budget shortfalls as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is no surprise when local small businesses and the agriculture industry struggle financially through this pandemic, that the effect will be felt by all. This will include local governments and their requirement to provide local services.