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NSA backs SBOM requirements in latest secure software advisory

New guidance from lead cybersecurity agencies identifies Software Bills of Materials as a critical factor in ensuring security during the software acquisition…

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Army diving ‘headfirst’ into SBOMs to secure software supply chain

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Industry associations raise alarm bells over legislating software security

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White House releases post-SolarWinds federal software security requirements

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GSA, DIU working together to get non traditional contractors on board

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

White House appoints leader of its response to mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’

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Despite ‘extraordinary’ federal response, Log4J will haunt agencies for months to come

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Agencies get Christmas Eve deadline to address ‘extremely concerning’ vulnerability

No agencies are known to have been compromised yet, but they have until Dec. 24 to use available patches for the “Log4J” vulnerability.

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How a bill of materials prevents an agency from buying a bill of goods

SBOM. It sounds like a play on a word you can’t say, but it stands for software bill of materials. And that big executive order on cybersecurity from last…

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Crackdown in the works against acquisition fraud and misconduct

In today’s Federal Newscast, Air Force contracting officials and law enforcement have agreed to crackdown on acquisition fraud. The State Department is under fire for its backlog of passport applications.

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