Air Force in talks with new acquisition security council on authority to cleanse systems

By Rick Weber / September 19, 2019 at 12:04 PM
The Air Force is in preliminary talks with the new Federal Acquisition Security Council on use of the government's expanded contracting authority to remove software that poses operational risks to networks and systems, according to officials at a MITRE-hosted meeting on supply-chain security. The Air Force chairs a new cybersecurity subcommittee of the Pentagon's Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee, and in that role serves as liaison for the committee to the FASC, established under the SECURE Technology Act signed into...

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