Companies may have to provide a bill of materials so the Defense Department can keep an eye on its software supply chain.
The report identifies five macro forces that influence 10 risk archetypes, each of which represents a threat to the stability and security of the defense industrial base.
A new High Risk series report from the Government Accountability Office took the federal government to task over its lack of action on cybersecurity issues, but House lawmakers passed a few bills that aimed at improving the situation.
Rosemary Johnston, senior vice president of operations at Savi Technologies, talks about how the chains of marketing, delivery, and in-transit visibility are vital for the dispersion of everything from breakfast cereal to the most dire supplies in humanitarian crises.
Since December suppliers to the Department of Defense have faced new cybersecurity requirements — at least those who know it.
The focus on supply chain risks has been receiving a lot of attention lately.
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.
The Army Materiel Command is working with its vast supply chain to tighten things up in a methodology known as prepositioning.
Does anyone need reminding of the thoroughly international content of PCs, smartphones, network switching equipment? And pencils?
According to the Government Accountability Office, Defense Department’s planning to improve asset management don’t include adequate performance measures. That’s one reason DoD supply chain management is still on GAO’s High Risk List. Zina Merritt is director of Defense capability and management issues at GAO, told Federal Drive with Tom Temin about DoD’s ongoing asset visibility problems.