Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence will help IGs investigate fraud
COVID-19 relief fraud investigations will last the decade, but not much, if any, funding appears to be going to automated screening of loan applicants.
Missing E-Tran controls saw SBA issue $692M in duplicate pandemic relief loans
Proper screening could catch such errors, as well as fraud the agency is instead investigating after the fact.
SBA adapting IT systems providing COVID-19 relief amid program changes
The Biden administration made more changes to the Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday, necessitating tweaks to E-Tran.
Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages
The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization.
Login.gov is adding a new agency, and also vetting ‘liveness detection’ technology
The Small Business Administration created an identity broker to integrate 16 legacy systems with the single sign-on service 18F provides.
Maria Roat officially named deputy Federal CIO
The prominent leader in the federal IT space leaves the Small Business Administration, where she has had first-hand experience with the pressures on federal IT created by the coronavirus pandemic.