House defense policy bill advances with measures addressing vulnerability disclosure, critical infrastructure

By Sara Friedman / May 24, 2024 at 10:44 AM
The House Armed Services Committee added amendments to the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill in a mark-up session requiring federal contractors to have a vulnerability disclosure policy and ordering studies from the Pentagon on critical infrastructure threats. The committee approved the annual defense policy bill in a 57-1 vote during a lengthy Wednesday mark-up. The panel adopted proposals from the cyber subcommittee on improving the cybersecurity of mobile devices used within DOD and allowing the military services “to accept...

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