House lawmaker flags weaknesses in DOD micro-purchases, global 5G build-out

By Mariam Baksh  
August 22, 2019 at 12:51 PM
With a recent Pentagon oversight report on cyber risks and "micro-purchases" as a starting point, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) on Wednesday offered an assessment of macro cybersecurity issues and a call for U.S. assistance in the global build-out of fifth-generation network infrastructure. "The [Defense Department inspector general] report is a flashing red light that, even in the most sensitive parts of our government, we're not taking cybersecurity as seriously as we should," said Gallagher, co-chair of the congressionally mandated Cyberspace...

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