Draft Report Banks On 'Market Forces' To Boost Cybersecurity In Federal Buys

By Sebastian Sprenger / August 6, 2013 at 7:22 PM
A draft report under review by the White House lays out new steps the government should take to account for cybersecurity in federal acquisitions, but it ultimately banks on "market forces" to ensure that goods and services are free from vulnerabilities. The report, dated June and obtained by Inside the Pentagon , is the result of deliberations between the Defense Department and the General Services Administration during the earlier part of the year. A presidential executive order in February called...

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