Rep. Jimmy Panetta: New bill aims to boost cybersecurity awareness in supply chain

Since December suppliers to the Department of Defense have faced new cybersecurity requirements — at least those who know it.

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For several years, the Defense Department has been figuring out how to extend cybersecurity assurance further down the supply chain from its prime contractors. Since December suppliers to DoD have faced new requirements — at least those who know it. Now a new bill has surfaced, which backers say would increase awareness of and competency in cybersecurity among small manufacturers. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information.

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