New DOD contracts language will hold companies 'accountable' for cyber, supply chain security

By Justin Doubleday / May 15, 2019 at 5:25 PM
BALTIMORE -- New contracting language under development at the Defense Department aims to hold contractors "accountable" for the cybersecurity of the products they deliver to the government, as well as the security of the companies in their supply chains, according to the chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency. "We expect our industry partners to build in security from inception into what they're doing, to look for opportunities to increase the confidence in their own supply chain, to understand where...

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