Providing Leadership On:

Aerospace
Our mission is to share the wonders of space with children of all ages and to foster affordable space travel opportunities for all people.
Big Data
Data in the world is doubling every 18 months and the power of Big Data is unlimited. What is Big Data, really? How is it defined? Click here to find out.
Cloud Computing
With the invention of “the cloud”, data is accessible virtually anywhere and changed the way we work. What is the power of the cloud? What's the future? Click here to find out.
Customs
All countries implement customs laws and regulations and for global tech companies it's important to know how to maneuver them. TechAmerica helps.
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is one of the major topics in the technology industry and has become a focus at all levels of government.
Education
Ensuring American students receive high quality education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math is critical to the growth of the U.S. technology industry. Here's what's happening.
Energy
Our industry is dependent on efficient and sustainable energy sources. Find out how.
Environment
For companies to thrive, it’s important to find the balance of environmentally-friendly practices and positive business outcomes. Click here to find out more.
Export Controls
In a global economy with goods and services constantly exchanged between countries, it’s important for TechAmerica members to remain up-to-date on current export regulations. That’s where we come in.
Health and Human Services
Technological advancements in health and human services is not only advancing the quality of service, but also positively impacting job creation. Click here to find out.
Homeland Security
Technology plays a key role in enabling America to protect itself from security threats. Click here to find out.
Identity Assurance
Let’s make sure we all are who we say we are. Click here to find out identity management protects individuals, businesses and public agencies.
Immigration
We support policies that enable access to the best and brightest talent from around the world. Click here to see where we stand.
Intellectual Property
Innovation and creativity are essential for economic growth, and it’s vital to protect those developing new technologies. Click here to find out.
Internet Governance
Protection of the internet is necessary, but regulations shouldn't impede on the sharing of ideas and online growth. Click here to find out more information.
National Security
Cyberspace needs protecting much like land, sea, air and space. Click here to find out TechAmerica works with the defense and intelligence community.
Privacy
Privacy is one of the hottest topics in tech. Get the latest developments here.
Procurement—State/Local
State and local governments; educational institutions, both K-12 and higher education, are increasingly using technology to better serve their citizens and to deliver services. We know the latest.
Procurement—Federal
The federal government is one of the largest purchasers of technology but navigating the system can be challenging. We can help.
Small Business
Tech startups drive the innovation economy, and we think business leaders and policymakers need to do everything they can to ensure their growth and success.
Supply Chain
Ensuring that the public sector supply chain remains secure and free from malicious products and services or inferior and counterfeit products is a top priority.
Tax
Fair and innovation-friendly tax policy is critical to a vibrant technology industry.
Telecom
More of us are communicating more often in more ways than ever before. Sound broadband policy is the key to that.
Trade
95% of the world’s consumers live outside the United States. Building stronger trade ties and ensuring open access to overseas markets is critical to tech.

TechAmerica Statement Following the Federal Communications Commission’s Reclassification of Broadband Internet as a Utility

Washington, D.C., February 26, 2015 – TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued this statement following the Federal Communication Commission’s 3-2 vote, along party lines, approving an Order adopting new open Internet rules that enhance transparency and prevent ISPs from blocking content, throttling traffic, and offering fast lanes. To accomplish…

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Technology Convergence Holds Promise to Redefine the Federal Landscape

Federal Technology Convergence Commission ReportHighlights How Government Can Adapt Converged Technologies for Better Communication and Cooperation WASHINGTON, D.C.—February 24, 2015 – Social media, mobility, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) are technologies that have all made their mark independently and are rapidly changing the world. Today, Creating IT Futures, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, released the Federal…

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Senators Announce Pending Ex-Im Bank Legislation

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) appeared on a Hill Panel yesterday to announce the pending introduction of legislation (Kirk-Manchin Bill) that would extend the Ex-Im Bank authorization, currently set to expire on June 30, 2015.  Similar legislation –H.R. 597 – the “Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act” – introduced…

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Connecticut Act to Improve Data Security and Agency Effectiveness

On February 19, Senate and House leadership filed a data security proposal at the request of Governor Dan Malloy (D-CT). The bill, SB 949, was introduced in response to the Anthem Insurance breach, and is now part of the Governor’s budget. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen (D), who has been leading the state’s investigation into…

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Natural Grocers Investigating Card Breach

Sources in the financial industry tell KrebsOnSecurity they have traced a pattern of fraud on customer credit and debit cards suggesting that hackers have tapped into cash registers at Natural Grocers locations across the country.

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Chip Makers Will Merge in Deal Worth $11.8 Billion

NXP Semiconductors said on Sunday that it would buy a smaller peer, Freescale Semiconductor, in an $11.8 billion deal that would create a big maker of chips for industries as varied as automobiles and mobile payments.

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