Concerns about the technology supply chain are growing are gaining more attention from legislative and regulatory perspectives.
The Federal Acquisition Service is developing a new special item number (SIN) for order level materials on service contracts.
Kaspersky Lab seeks to overturn the provision in the 2018 NDAA that prohibits agencies from using the company’s products or services.
The Department of Homeland Security launched an internal supply chain initiative aimed at identifying some of the cyber defense gaps between the federal government and its contractors.
DHS issued an updated CDM supply chain risk management plan to help agencies be more confident in the cybersecurity products and services they are buying.
The Committee on National Security Systems released a new supply chain risk management policy in late July.
The Homeland Security Department and the Defense Department are among the agencies that are out in front in shifting their cyber focuses toward applications.
Sally Long with the Open Group Trusted Technology Forum, Cisco Systems' Edna Conway, and IBM's Andras Szakal join host Roger Waldron to discuss how the forum is addressing the challenges of supply chain risk managment in the federal government. July 19, 2016
Counterfeit parts seem to bedevil DOD. Congress pushes it to deal. So, naturally, a slew of rules ensues, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Joanne Woytek, NASA SEWP program manager, said the space agency now plans to implement the next generation of the technology GWAC by May 1 after reexamining vendor bids. In the meantime, starting in March, SEWP will give agencies more information about what they buy, who they buy from and how they buy than ever before.
The White House is updating its 2010 trade secret theft and counterfeit product prevention strategy. The new plan will incorporate public input, which the administration is currently soliciting from stakeholders.
The White House, Congress, DoD and many others are trying to stem the tide of counterfeit products and software with malicious code from entering federal systems. The administration soon will release recommendations for how all agencies and vendors can improve the security of their products. DoD issued a memo in March requiring changes to how services protect their supply chains.